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Andris Poga

Music Director

Andris Poga has been the artistic director and principal conductor of the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra (LNSO) since November 2013. In 2010, Poga won the 2nd Evgeny Svetlanov Conducting Competition in Montpellier (France), and this victory significantly changed the young conductor’s life. He was an assistant to Paavo Järvi, the principal conductor of the Orchestre de Paris, from 2011 to 2014, and from 2012 to 2014 he worked as an assistant conductor at the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Recently, Poga has worked with the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich and has performed concerts and led masterclasses at Valery Gergiev’s Pacific Music Festival in Japan. His successful collaboration with Germany’s best orchestras also continues – in autumn of 2015 he has conducted concerts by the Northern German Radio Symphony Orchestra in Hamburg and the Munich Philharmonic. In March 2016 Poga debuted with the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and […]

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Conductor emeritus

LNSO Conductor

2017/2018 guest conductors