Conrad van Alphen


Conrad van Alphen


Conrad van Alphen

About Conrad

The international maestro Conrad van Alphen enjoys standing ovations with top orchestras around the globe.

As a guest conductor Conrad works with some of the world’s most respected orchestras, such as the Russian National Orchestra, the Montreal and Svetlanov Symphony Orchestras, the Stuttgart, Brussels, Bogota, Macedonian and Moscow Philharmonics, the Berliner and Bochumer Symphoniker as well as the Symphony Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona.

As former artist of the Moscow Philharmonic Society he has regularly conducted the major Moscow orchestras and many more throughout Russia. For four years he was chief conductor of the State Safonov Philharmonic Orchestra.

At the turn of the new millennium, Conrad founded Sinfonia Rotterdam, of which he remains chief conductor and artistic director. The orchestra presents concert series at de Doelen in Rotterdam, at the Nieuwe Kerk in The Hague and at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Under Conrad’s leadership, it has become an internationally recognised ensemble, has made acclaimed recordings, and has toured Mexico, Brazil, Columbia, Chile, China and Russia.

Learn more

More News

Reaching more than 4000 listeners at the Sinfonia Maritime Concerts in the Rotterdam harbour, Conrad's season has taken off in grand style!
He looks forward to performing with with soloists such as Maxim Vengerov, Nikolai Lugansky and Vadym Kholodenko this season. He also can't wait to return to tour his home country South Africa, after an absence of 3 years due to the pandemic, to conduct the Cape Town Philharmonic and the Johannesburg Philharmonic.

"I am excited to have a full and exciting season ahead of me and to returning to the many wonderful orchestras around the globe that I am privileged to make music with!"

More news


"Van Alphen lead the Montreal Symphony Orchestra with a breath of fresh air in this truly symphonic marathon dedicated to the masterpieces of the Russian repertoire."
"Er führt stringent, kraftvoll und gleichzeitig einfühlsam.

Gastdirigent Conrad van Alphen widmet sich seiner Aufgabe mit Leib und Seele."
More reviews