Christian Thielemann was born in Berlin in 1959 and began what Karajan called the classical conductor’s “hard but indispensable slog” through numerous small theatres at an early age.
After 20 years of operatic experience, Christian Thielemann, who also has been guest conductor-in-chief at the Teatro Comunale of Bologna, started concentrating on a few selected orchestras and opera housesmore »
Christian Thielemann press reviews It's weighty, of course: you expect that with Thielemann, the most grandiose of current German conductors. But this live account of Brahms¿s First Symphony withmore »
Christian Thielemann recordings / discography