STEFAN BLUNIER
New Chief Conductor of
Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto

We are pleased to annouce that Stefan Blunier has been named the next Chief Conductor of the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto.

In a statement from the Casa da Música, the election of Maestro Blunier is described as “being the result of the outstanding collaboration which he has developed with the orchestra since 2012.”

Casa da Música’s artistic director, António Jorge Pacheco highlighted the “obvious sympathy between Blunier and the musicians and also with the artistic director of the Casa da Música.” “In the last ten years he has intensified his work with the orchestra, in particular

In recent years, he has intensified his collaboration with the symphony orchestra by demonstrating his exceptional musical skills and familiariy witha wide variety of repertoire, from classics to romantics, and performing excellently in the most demanding contemporary works, “he added.
(24.sapo.pt/atualidade/artigos/stefan-blunier-vai-ser-maestro-da-sinfonica-do-porto-a-partir-de-janeiro-de-2021)