One of today’s foremost young conductors, Christian Knapp is known for his dynamic stage presence and energy on the podium. He has led prestigious orchestras around the world including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Houston Symphony, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Baltimore Symphony, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, the Mexico City Philharmonic, the Western Australia Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Civic Orchestra, among many others.
His successful debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic led to an immediate re-engagement at the Hollywood Bowl. Other successful return engagements include the Milwaukee Symphony, the Indianapolis Symphony, the Pacific Symphony, the Auckland Philharmonic, the North Carolina Symphony and the Phoenix Symphony. In March 2014, Maestro Knapp will also appear with Palm Beach Opera Association to conduct Les Contes d'Hoffmann. He also appears regularly in subscription with the Seattle Symphony, where he served as Associate Conductor from 2004 to 2006 ... read full bio