Claus Efland


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Season 2023-2024

One of the highlights of the season 2023-2024, includes another film project with l'Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse.
In February 2024, Claus returns to conduct two live screen performances of three Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy films: Liberty (1929), You´re Darn Toottin'! (1928) and Habeas Corpus (1928).
Associate composer Fabien Cali has written the music for the films, which has been specially commissioned for the occasion.

More details can be found here.


Claus Efland returns to l'Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse, where he will present Lee Unkrich´s Coco featuring a screening of Disney´s award winning classic with composer Michael Giacchino´s musical score performed live to the film. The film was chosen by the National Board of Review as the Best Animated Film of 2017.

The live screen performances of Coco will take place on April the 5th and 6th 2023 at the National Scene of Mulhouse, La Filature.

More details can be found here.

Three Wishes For Cinderella

On the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of December 2022, Claus Efland conducts Brandenburger Symphoniker in live screen performances of the classic fairy tale Three Wishes For Cinderella.
Composer Karel Svoboda´s musical score will be performed live to the film, which is directed by Vaclav Vorlicek and based on a story by Bozena Nemcova and the Grimm Brothers.

More details can be found here.

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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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  • 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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