Christian Karlsen (Sweden, 1985) is rapidly establishing himself as one of the most gifted conductors of his generation. Based in the Netherlands, he has worked most of the country’s orchestras incl. the Hague, Eindhoven, Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestras, the Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra and the Amsterdam Sinfonietta. He is also a regular guest of the ASKO|Schönberg Ensemble. Equally in demand in the UK, Germany, Austria and Scandinavia, recent highlights include debuts with Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.