Twenty-five-year-old Alexander Prior is in his first season as the Chief Conductor of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. 

In the 2017/18 season, Prior debuts with the Detroit, Hamburg, and Toledo Symphonies; I Musici de Montréal; and Oper Frankfurt conducting Rigoletto, and returns to the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Highlights of the 2016/17 season included debuts with the Houston Symphony, Vancouver Opera conducting Hänsel und Gretel, and Edmonton Opera conducting Elektra, as well as a return to the Royal Danish Opera conducting Swan Lake

Recent engagements have included the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Copenhagen Philharmonic, NDR Sinfonieorchester, Camerata Salzburg, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Bayerische Staatskapelle, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Orchestra of Mannheim Opera, and Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra. In the United States, Prior has appeared with the Seattle Symphony and New World Symphony. 

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