Maestro move: New king at Spanish Radio

Maestro move: New king at Spanish Radio


norman lebrecht

May 26, 2021

The German conductor Christoph König has been named chief conductor of Spanish Radio Symphony Orchestra (RTVE) in Madrid.

Originally from Dresden, he is presently music director of the Solistes Européens Luxembourg.


  • nyc musician says:

    he’s superb. always a treat to work with him.

  • excellent conductor says:

    bravo !excellent conductor, calm and gentle, but also very clear and passionate. It’s nice that he’s getting the career he deserves

  • andrew.prater says:

    He did some interesting work in London a few years back including the BBC Proms, and there have been thought-provoking recordings with the Solistes Européens Luxembourg. Good for him!
    P.S. – any comment from SD on the BBC Proms season launch?

    • The View from America says:

      An article has just been uploaded on SD, along with a bit of sidebar commentary …