Claus Efland


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Season 2014/2015

The season 2014/2015 starts with a performance at the De Montfort Hall in Leicester, where Claus Efland conducts the Bardi Symphony Orchestra in a Scandinavian programme with pieces by Nielsen, Grieg and Sibelius. Other highlights of the season will include a return to the Fynske Opera and Odense Symphony Orchestra ...


"A Winner"

The new CD Nordic Atmospheres is highly praised worldwide and regarded as one of the leading discs with music from Scandinavia and Latvia. The American music magazine Fanfare says the CD is "a winner" and The Irish Times writes "brilliant readings". The review of the Dutch Opus Klassiek concludes: "There ...


Mozart in Brazil

In April 2014 Claus Efland is travelling to Brazil for the first time. He will be working with the Orquestra Filarmonica de Goias and the programme will include: Carl Maria von Weber: Overture: Der Freischütz. Jean Sibelius: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor op 47. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no 41 ...

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New album

Nordic Atmospheres

After the first CD recording “Concertante”, Claus Efland and Sinfonietta Riga wanted to do something completely different, something everyone taking part can relate to personally. The new album shares very close ties between Scandinavia and the Baltic. It’s like a musical seismographic scan, a topography of Scandinavian and Baltic emotional landscapes. 



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  • 04-06-2014

    Claus Efland conducting Mahler 5th Symphony
    "Efland coaxed the orchestra to bring all the strands together into a cohesive whole with wonderfully joyful climactic sections which were exuberant and transparent". (Leicester Mercury)

  • 12-03-2014

    Concertante CD: Latest Review
    Seit dem Spätbarock machten ausgefallene instrumentale Klangkombinationen einen besonderen Reiz konzertanter Musik aus; vornehmlich gefiel sich dann die Frühklassik darin, Instrumente mit starker klanglicher Eigenart zu farbenreichen Sologruppen zusammenzustellen. Die Werke dieser CD kombinieren mit Horn, Klarinette und Fagott drei Blasinstrumente als Solisten, deren Timbres höchst individuell sind, so dass ...

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