Australian conductor wins Austrian job

Australian conductor wins Austrian job


norman lebrecht

March 10, 2017

Nicholas Carter,  principal conductor of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, has been named chief conductor of Stadttheater Klagenfurt, a medium-sized company in Carinthia.

Carter, 31, assistant to Simone Young when she was GMD in Hamburg, moved on to work with Donald Runnicles in Berlin.

He has renewed with Adelaide until the end of 2018.


  • Robert Holmén says:

    Wait a sec… those are two different countries?

  • Arthur Serating says:

    Not a problem… according to a large number of my high school students, the language spoken in Austria is Australian!

  • Jonathan Grieves-Smith says:

    This is terrific for a fine musician and man