Clemens Schuldt, winner of the renowned Donatella Flick Conducting Competition London in 2010, is one of the most exciting young conductors emerging from Germany.
Schuldt has appeared with such orchestras as Philharmonia Orchestra London, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Bamberger Symphoniker, Munchener Kammerorchester, Netherlands Philharmonic, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Orquesta Sinfonica de Radio Television Espanola in Madrid and Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra.
Soloists with whom he has collaborated include Daniil Trifonov, Ingrid Fliter, Kit Armstrong, Narek Hakhnazaryan, Nemanja Radulovic, Xavier de Maistre, Miklos Perenyi, Nils Monkemeyer and Hakan Hardenberger.
Opera is also a central part of Schuldt’s music making, and he has conducted performances of Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffmann at the Theatre Osnabruck, Dvorak’s Rusalka at the Theater Gelsenkirchen, La traviata at the Staatstheater Mainz and a new production of Faust at the Landestheater Innsbruck.
Born in Bremen, Clemens Schuldt studied violin at the Robert Schumann Hochschule Dusseldorf, performing in the Gurzenich Orchestra Cologne under Markus Stenz and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under Paavo Jarvi. Subsequently he took up his conducting studies with Rudiger Bohn in Dusseldorf, Mark Stringer in Vienna and Nicolas Pasquet in Weimar.