Jens Georg Bachman

Jens Georg Bachman
The artistry and musicianship of the German-born conductor Jens Georg Bachmann has
been praised by audiences, orchestras and press on both side of the Atlantic. His
international carreer covers both symphonic and operatic repertoire in equal measure; his
impressive artistic versatility has allowed to span his endeavours from concert halls and
opera houses into pure contemporary music projects as well as educational and academic
work.
Jens spent several years as assistant conductor to James Levine at the Munich
Philharmonic, the Verbier Festival (Switzerland), the Boston Symphony as well as the
Metropolitan Opera, subsequently conducting the BSO in subscription concerts as well as
at the Tanglewood Festival and making his Metropolitan Opera debut with The Magic
Flute, followed by the MET‘s new production of Lucia di Lammermoor. Also, Jens spent
two seasons as assistant conductor to Christoph von Dohnányi at the NDR Symphony
Orchestra in Hamburg, conducting the orchestra in several concert series and recordings.
Recent guest appearances have included the Royal Swedish Opera, the Royal Stockholm
Philharmonic, the Gävle Symphony Orchestra, The Florida Orchestra, the Stuttgart and
Nuremberg operas and the Hamburg as well as the Berlin Symphony Orchestras, as well
as the NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, amongst many others. Jens recorded for the
DaCapo as well as Naxos lables.
The maestro has appeared with some of the world‘s finest musicians on stage, amongst
them violinists Pinkas Zukerman and Daniel Hope, pianists Yefim Bronfman and Marc-
André Hamelin and singers Renée Fleming, Natalie Dessay, Marcello Giordani, Matthew
Polenzani and Nathan Gunn, to name a few.
Jens studied at the Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler“ in Berlin and The Juilliard School.
He resides with his wife, a violinist, and son in Germany and the USA.

 

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