Stefan Geiger


Chief Conductor – Orquestra Sinfônica do Paraná


Stefan Geiger received his first music lessons at the age of five and learned the piano, violin, percussion, and trombone. As a recipient of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation, he garnered awards in various international competitions, including the Concours International du Festival de Musique de Toulon in 1989 and at the Prague Spring International Music Festival in 1992.

His professional journey began at a young age as an orchestral musician, initially as the Principal Trombonist at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, and shortly afterwards in the same position with the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra in Hamburg.

In 1996, after completing his conducting studies and assisting renowned conductors such as Christoph Eschenbach, Valery Gergiev, and Christoph von Dohnanyi, he assumed the artistic leadership of the Bremen State Youth Orchestra. In the years 2002-2007, he was entrusted with the direction of the orchestra of the Bremen University of the Arts as part of a guest professorship.

Stefan Geiger has conducted guest performances with numerous orchestras, including the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra, the Ensemble Resonanz, the Würzburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, the Württemberg Philharmonic Orchestra Reutlingen, the Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra, the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock, the Dortmunder Philharmoniker, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Romanian Radio Orchestra, the Transylvania State Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orquestra Sinfônica de Porto Alegre, the Orquestra Sinfônica Municipal de Campinas, the Orquestra Sinfônica da Bahia, the Orquestra Sinfônica de Sao Paulo at the Sala Sao Paulo, and the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra at the Teatro Colon in Argentina.

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