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Lindberg´s music had plenty of colours and spunk...the lamentation of Lindberg´s score was memorable indeed.
The London Times

Not since the Vaughan-Williams´ tuba concerto has there been such beautiful melodic writing for a brass instrument
Chicago Sun Times

Lindberg underscored his credentials as a serious conductor with a barnstorming account of Sibelius´s Second Symphony...
The Guardian, London

You could stick a kazoo in his hands,
and he’d sell the concert hall out

The New York Times

Lindberg as a conductor was a tremendous experience. Nothing is left to chance in his hands.
Review German conducting dèbut Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie

He led a performance of Sibelius´ Second Symphony
that I never expect to hear bested

US conducting debut, Phoenix Symphony Orchestra

…totally in harmony with Tchaikovsky´s own intention with neither excesses nor understatements, but with the passion always present.
Dagens Nyheter

Successful with restrained force, earnestness and psychological calculus, a masterful performance by the highly ambitious conductor Lindberg.
Südwestpresse, Stuttgart

Lindberg is an accomplished composer and the
Concerto was the highlight of the evening

World Premiére Tuba Concerto

He gives classical music a completely new face.
With the lightness of a ballet dancer he created a light,
crisp and fresh interpretation.

Conducting Debut Lahti Symphony Orchestra

The next time this marvel is in town, don´t stay away
The London Times

...a force of nature. His energy and enthusiasm are unrivaled and he understands how to establish an instant connection with an orchestra.
Hans Verbugt, Royal Flemish Philharmonic

His body language is part of his success…the car industry in Scandinavia might be in crisis, but when it comes to music can only say: Respect Old Swede!
Nürnberger Zeintung




Schedule

 

CHRISTIAN LINDBERG SCHEDULE

SEASON 2018-2019 and 2019-2020


2019

14-17 January: Conducting Västerås Sinfonietta

Christian Lindberg: I am excited that both Nordic Chamber Orchestra and Västerås Sinfonietta co-commission the 100th trombone concerto for me by Per Egland. On top of this trombone concerto program will also include my brand new orchestration of Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition as well as Boccherini´s Devil´s House Symphony.


23-27 January: Conducting Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra

Christian Lindberg: Super exciting to perform Sibelius´ Second symphony for the first time in Japan! Also on the program Hindemith´s concerto for Brass and Strings as well as Leopold Mozart Trombone Concerto


29 January: Recital Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Christian Lindberg: Super excited to make "2019 Christian Lindberg Tokyo Recital"! Program include Blue Bells of Scotland, Land of the Rising Sun, Black Hawk Eagle, Tchaikovsky Pique Dame, Short Ride on A Motorbike, Bombay Bay Barracuda and more!!


31 Jan-2 Feb: Conducting Osaka Sion Orchestra

Christian Lindberg: In Herbert von Karajan´s favorite hall "Osaka Century Hall" I have the pleasure to conduct a program of music by Alvfén, Lindberg, Gorb and Andrea Tarrodi.


  3-17 February Conducting Israel NK Orchestra ”Breathtaking Virtuosity”

Christian Lindberg: The program ”Breathtaking Virtuosity” is presenting a guest with an unusually virtuosity. Previous yeaars presented Benjamin Schmid violin, and Pacho Flores trumpet. This year we feature the Israeli Flautist Sharon Bezaly in a new piece by Ella Sheriff, as well as Schubert´s Tragic Symphony and Overture in C in Italian Style.


 25 Feb-2 March Conducting Wermland Opera Orchestra

Christian Lindberg: It was an absolutely wonderful experince to conduct and play the European Premiere of my trombone concerto Golden Eagle with this fantastic orchestra in September 2016. We clang on together from the first note, and immediately agreed on a new period. Repertoire include Dvorak Czech Suite, Per Egland Trombone Concerto, Molly Kien Pyramid and Mozart Figaro Overture.


 11-16 March Conducting Norrköping Symphony Orchestra

Christian Lindberg: The final concert of our Pettersson project. n His biggest symphony no 12, ”The dead People at the Square” as a reaction to the Chile Military cue by Pinochet 1973.


 18-23 March Conducting RTVE Orchestra in Madrid WORLD PREMIERE!!

Christian Lindberg: RTVE Orchestra of Madrid has been a long time friend, starting to invite me just as trombone soloist, expanding it to trombone and composition (Mandrake in The Corner) and now both as composer and conductor. For the two young virtuoso brass players Ximo Vicedo and Pacho Flores I will compose a new concerto for trumpet trombone and orchestra. Also on the program Nielsen Symphony no 5 and Bernstein On the Waterfront Suite.


  1-14 April Conducting Israel NK Orchestra ”The Unexpected Guest”

Christian Lindberg: The program ”The unexpected Guest” always should present something uncommon, and this year we have Jens Lundberg, the Banoneon player playing music by Piazzolla. Also on the program: Beethoven Corolian Overture and my orchestration of Mussorgsky "Pictures at an Exhibition".


5-9 May Conducting Oulu Symphony Orchestra, Finland

Christian Lindberg: Looking very much forwards to do Borodin Symphony no 2, Sandström Echoes of Eternity and Bernstein On the Waterfront with this most Northern Symphony Orchestra in Finland. Last time I was there I did Tchaikovsky Symphony no 1 and my piece Helikon Wasp.


 13-19 May Conducting Colorado Spring Philharmonic