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COMING UP: Karina makes her debuts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, the Rundfunk Sinfonia Orchester Berlin at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival, as well as her live televised debut at the PROMS in London at Royal Albert Hall with the BBC Symphony Orchestra on Sept.5! See schedule page for details.

Rave review from Karina’s debut with CBSO last month:

Spectacular Rachmaninov from Karina Canellakis and the CBSO

This month: debuts with Orchestra Symphonique de Luxembourg, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and Orchestra National de Lyon.

Karina talks about her journey to being a conductor in this month’s Classical Music Magazine:

Wonderful review for Karina’s debut with the Royal Northern Sinfonia at the Sage Gateshead:

Listen to Radio broadcast of Karina conducting Concentus Musicus Wien in Austria:

Karina wins the 2016 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award:

RIP Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Great and irreplaceable giant of music. You are missed.

Karina replaces Temirkanov with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra in Copenhagen, conducting Rachmaninoff Second Piano concerto and Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4 on just a few days notice:

Karina steps in on 20 minutes notice to conduct four concerts of Shostakovich 7th Symphony in Dallas

Karina steps in on less than 24 hours notice with the Cincinnati Symphony

Karina’s first interview in German! and audio recording of her European debut:

On the news

Watch video about Dallas Symphony performances on the Remix Series:

Rave review of Karina’s Cincinnati debut conducting Mozart Prague and Beethoven 1:

Karina makes her European conducting debut with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe June 27/28, 2015

Kritik auf Deutsch:

Karina makes her Chicago debut with the Grant Park Festival Orchestra:

Karina is one of Dallas Observer’s People of 2015

Read Karina’s rave review from the L.A. Times about her recent performances with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra:

Karina signs with Askonas Holt for European management:

Listen to Karina’s Los Angeles radio podcast interview

Karina is featured as one of Dallas’ Top Ten Performances of 2014

…and as one of the most memorable performances of 2014 in D Magazine:

Karina steps in last minute for Jaap Van Zweden, conducting two performances of Shostakovich 8th Symphony and Mozart K.449 with Emanuel Ax and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and receives a rave review:

Karina is interviewed by DMagazine:

Impromptu, after a rehearsal on Wednesday, October 1, Emanuel Ax decides he’s had enough of answering questions, and instead HE would like to interview Karina Canellakis:

Karina’s photo and review on front page of the New York Times Arts section for her conducting at the Tanglewood Festival. Read More

Karina is featured in Boston Symphony documentary web series about Tanglewood. Learn more

Karina conducted the Toledo Symphony as subscription guest conductor, read the review:

Karina conducting the US premiere of Liza Lim’s “Mother Tongue” with International Contemporary Ensemble, featured in the Wall Street Journal.

Karina’s experience with Bernard Haitink in Lucerne. Read more