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Claus Peter Flor

At the beginning of 2008–09 season, Claus Peter Flor took up the position of music director of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. Since 2003 he has also been principal guest conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, at the personal invitation of its music director Riccardo Chailly, and from 1999 to 2008 he held the same position with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Born in Leipzig, Claus Peter Flor ini¬tially learned the violin and subsequently studied conducting with Rolf Reuter, con¬tinuing his studies with Rafael Kubelík and Kurt Sanderling. He has ap¬peared regularly with orchestras such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Or¬ches¬tre de Paris and the radio orchestras of Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Leip¬zig, and made his American début with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in 1985. He has subsequently worked with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chi-cago Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, San Francisco Sym-phony Orchestra and New York Phil¬harmonic Orchestra. His opera performances, notably with the Deutsche Oper and Berlin Staatsoper, have included Der Frei¬schütz and a new production of The Mastersingers at La Monnaie in Brussels, a production which he later took to Tokyo. He has also conducted The Marriage of Figaro at La Monnaie and in Toulouse, The Magic Flute for Houston Grand Opera and Toulouse Opera, Euryanthe for Netherlands Opera and La Bohème for Dallas Opera.

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