The conductor

Friederike Kienle, conductor

Friederike Kienle is guest conductor of Opéra Montmartre Paris, chief conductor of Nürtingen Chamber Orchestra and conductor and artistic director of Ensemble Balance Stuttgart.

She conducted the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra Reutlingen, the Philharmonic Orchestra Konstanz, the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, the Southwest German Chamber Orchestra Pforzheim. Furthermore, she was an assistant to Bernhard Epstein and the Stuttgart Opera Studio in several opera productions. She received the PROMOS scholarship from the DAAD and took part in the "Dirigentenpodium Baden-Württemberg".

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International career

Friederike Kienle lived for many years in Japan, in Sapporo, where, in addition to her career as a cellist, she began conducting and founded an orchestra, the Young Hokkaido Philharmony (YHP). With the YHP she founded a concert series in Hokkaido and led a cycle of all 9 symphonies by Beethoven.

Feeling at home in both the symphonic and operatic repertoire, she was a guest conductor at the National State Opera Rousse (Bulgaria), Sapporo Opera Festival (Japan), the Pazardjik Philharmony (Bulgaria), the National State Opera Stara Zagora (Bulgaria), the Southeastern Louisiana Symphony Orchestra (USA).


Friederike Kienle completed her Master's degree and Certificate of Advanced Studies in orchestra conducting at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart under Prof. Rasmus Baumann (GMD Neue Philharmonie Westfalen). Masterclasses with Kurt Masur, Tatsuya Shimono, Roberto Rizzi Brignoli, Ana Brajovic, Dejan Savic finished off her musical education.

2020/21 season

In the 20/21 concert season, Friederike Kienle will be conducting the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra Reutlingen, the Opéra Montmarte Paris, the Rotary Orchestra Germany, the Nürtingen Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Balance Stuttgart.

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