A frequent guest conductor in North America and Europe, Bernhard Gueller is music director of the Symphony Nova Scotia, and was principal guest conductor of the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra in South Africa. He has led the orchestras of Stuttgart and Bretagne, the City of Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony, Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra in China, KwaZulu Natal, and the Cape Philharmonic. In North America, he has made returns to the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and the Edmonton Symphony, and led the Buffalo Philharmonic, Victoria Symphony, and the Calgary Philharmonic.
Beginning his career as a cellist, Gueller won the Conducting Competition of the United German Radio in 1979, and was chosen by the legendary conductor Sergiu Celibidache to take the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra on a national tour and to conduct the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra on many occasions.
In addition to recordings for national and international broadcast in Germany, Canada, and South Africa, Gueller has recorded with several German orchestras and ensembles, and international soloists including flutist Peter Lukas Graf and oboist Lajos Lences. Recent recordings include songs of Mahler and Wagner with mezzo-soprano Hanneli Rupert and the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra; and Dancing in the Light, an album of works by Canadian composer Christos Hatzis recorded with the Symphony Nova Scotia.
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