Claus Efland


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L'Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse

Claus Efland kicks off the season 2022-2023 conducting L'Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse. After his highly acclaimed live-screen performances of Tim Burton´s The Nightmare Before Christmas in October 2021, Efland returns Mulhouse with a musical selection from timeless Hollywood classics. The programme includes music from Casablanca (Max Steiner), Funny Girl (Jules Styne), ...


Elgar, Elgar and Elgar

"I have heard many live performances over the last forty years, conducted by Barbirolli, Boult, Solti, Barenboim, Svetlanov and many others, and I have to say that this performance ranked with the best of them", reported the Leicester Mercury on Claus Efland´s recent performance of Elgar´s 2nd Symphony. On May the ...


The Nightmare Before Christmas

Claus Efland and l'Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse will present Tim Burton´s The Nightmare Before Christmas featuring a screening of Disney´s timeless holiday classic with Grammy-winning composer Danny Elfman´s musical score performed live to the film. The live screen performances of The Nightmare Before Christmas will take place on October the 29th and ...

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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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  • 22-04-2020

    Efland conducts Mozart
    "Mozart´s music can have an erotic undertone, and this was certainly the case in the performance given by the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra conducted by Claus Efland. Efland is a native of Funen, Denmark, he studied in London and now performs internationally. How enjoyable this Mozart proved to be! Performed with ...

  • 19-08-2019

    Efland conducts Nielsen Symphony No 5
    "Efland is simply a formidable conductor and interpreter of this music". ( "It helps to have a Danish conductor in charge - especially one a inspiring and comitted as Claus Efland. He knows every note of these symphonies and he knows exactly what he wahts from the music and the players". (Leicester ...

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