Nicholas Milton - Conductor
General Music Director, Göttinger Symphonie Orchester
Artistic Director and Chief Conductor, Canberra Symphony Orchestra
Artistic Director and Chief Conductor, Willoughby Symphony Orchestra
Principal Guest Conductor, Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock
The only Australian conductor ever nominated for a Grammy award, Nicholas Milton is renowned for his charismatic stage presence, powerful interpretations and compelling musical integrity. His concert engagements include appearances with leading orchestras in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, England, Hungary, France, Spain, the Netherlands and Asia.
Formerly Concertmaster of one of Australia’s major orchestras, Nicholas Milton’s award-winning discography includes over 50 CD recordings, as solo violinist, chamber musician and as conductor of orchestras such as the Konzerthausorchester (Berlin), the Deutsche Radiophilharmonie (Saarbrücken), and the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz.
As General Music Director and Chief Conductor of the State Opera House (Saarländisches Staatstheater) in Saarbrücken, Germany (2014 – 2018) and as a guest conductor, most recently at the Deutsche Oper (Berlin) and Volksoper (Vienna), Nicholas Milton has excelled across a broad spectrum of operatic repertoire. Future engagements see him return to the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Kärntner Landestheater (Klagenfurt), and to Opera Australia (Sydney).