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Christoph Altstaedt is a German conductor and the current Music Director of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra in Hamburg. He was born on 19 January 1980 in Heidelberg, Germany. Altstaedt studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He has held positions as Principal Conductor of the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Chief Conductor of the Gävle Symphony Orchestra, and Music Director of the Orchestre National de Lille. Altstaedt has conducted many of the world's leading orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Philharmonic, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Altstaedt has won numerous awards, including the ECHO Klassik Award for Young Artist of the Year in 2011, the Royal Philharmonic Society's Conductor Award in 2012, and the International Classical Music Award in 2013. As of 2021, Christoph Altstaedt's net worth is estimated to be approximately $2 million.

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Age 44 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 19 January, 1980
Birthday 19 January
Birthplace Heidelberg, Germany
Nationality Germany

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Christoph Altstaedt was appointed interim chief conductor of the Tyrolean Symphony Orchestra Innsbruck from 2011 to 2013, where he conducted Cherubini's Médée and Mozart's Idomeneo. On the concert stage, he has worked with soloists such as Gidon Kremer, Steven Isserlis, Mark Padmore and Radek Baborák, among others.


In 2010 he took a conducting position at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, where he expanded his repertoire to include The Marriage of Figaro, Così fan tutte, La bohème, Luisa Miller, Carmen, The Barber of Seville and Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse by Ernst Toch. He also began to collaborate intensively with the Ballet am Rhein under Martin Schläpfer [de] and with choreographers Mats Ek, Hans Van Manen and Nils Christie. He made guest appearances in Luxembourg with Massenet's Manon, at Opera North with Hänsel und Gretel and Don Giovanni, at Finland's National Opera Helsinki with Così fan tutte, in Glyndebourne, Savonlinna and Zurich with Die Entführung aus dem Serail and in Basel, where he conducted The Magic Flute.


He made his debut as an opera conductor in 2006 at the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich, where he had been engaged as a répétiteur during the last season under Klaus Schultz [de] . There, he conducted Gianni Schicchi, The Magic Flute, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Werther, Hänsel und Gretel, La traviata and Cinderella by Peter Maxwell Davies.


From 2004 to 2011 he founded and directed the "Junges Klangforum Mitte Europa", a youth orchestra uniting music students from Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany, which won such awards as the "Praemium Imperiale" and the "Marion Dönhoff Prize", among others. Christoph Altstaedt has a keen interest in education work and has conducted the orchestra of the Julius-Stern-Institute at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK)], the State Youth Orchestras of the Saarland, Baden-Württemberg and Berlin as well as the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie [de] , the Bundesjugendorchester and the Junge Norddeutsche Philharmonie.


As a junior student at the Detmold Music Academy, he studied piano with Edmundo Lasheras and conducting with Joachim Harder. He also took piano lessons with Karl-Heinz Kämmerling in Hanover. He subsequently enrolled as a regular student in the piano class of Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, then continuing his studies at the Music Academy “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin from 2002 onwards, where his teachers included Hans-Dieter Baum and Alexander Vitlin. Starting in 2003, he became a fellow of the Deutscher Musikrat’s Conductors’ Forum, attending courses with Kurt Masur, Pierre Boulez (as part of the Lucerne Festival Academy), Sebastian Weigle, Johannes Kalitzke and Jorma Panula. In 2008 and 2009 he was one of three conductors to be invited as conducting fellows to Tanglewood. There, he assisted James Levine in a production of Don Giovanni.


Christoph Altstaedt (born January 19, 1980 in Heidelberg) is a German conductor.