Baton charge: Germany’s next GMD is young Brit conductorNews
The Erfurt Philharmonic Orchestra tonight named Alexander Prior as its next Generalmusikdirektor, starting a year from now.
Prior, 28, is already chief conductor of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra in Canada.
A former child prodigy composer who studied in St Petersburg, he has four symphonies and several stage works to his name. In his 20s he has gravitated more to conducting.