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Terje Mikkelsen

Terje Mikkelsen’s conducting has been described by reviewers as ”immensely compelling and dramatically powerful.” His control of sound, balance and textures are “masterly.” He received his diploma in orchestral conducting from the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki where his teacher was Professor Jorma Panula. In 1985 he studied with and began a close collaboration with Mariss Jansons in both Oslo and St. Petersburg.

His musical posts have included such positions as: Chief Conductor and Music Director – Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor – Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Music Director and Chief Conductor – Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, GDM of Thüringen Philharmonie, plus a position as visiting professor at the College of Music/Mahidol University in Bangkok .