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08.09.17
Karina Canellakis
A rising conductor makes an impressive L.A. Phil debut at the Bowl
Los Angeles Times
03.10.17
Karina Canellakis, Jeremy Denk
Pianist Jeremy Denk takes Milwaukee Symphony audience on a rare journey
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
01.13.17
Karina Canellakis
Don’t miss this: Virtuoso horn playing by David Cooper at the Dallas Symphony
Dallas News
09.08.16
Karina Canellakis
In This One-Man Opera, It's All in His Head
The New York Times
05.06.16
Karina Canellakis
Modern Mozart with deft conductor touch
Philadelphia Inquirer
03.29.16
Karina Canellakis
Karina Canellakis Named Recipient of 2016 The Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award
Solti Foundation US
03.29.16
Karina Canellakis
DSO assistant Canellakis gets $25,000 Solti Award
The Dallas Morning News
02.05.16
Karina Canellakis
Shostakovich's Politically-Charged Symphony No. 7 Comes to Life at Canellakis' Baton
Dallas Observer
02.04.16
Karina Canellakis
Classical music: Canellakis triumphs again as last-minute Dallas Symphony sub
Dallas Morning News
01.10.16
Karina Canellakis
Symphony's Mussorgsky program a 'powerhouse' effort
The San Diego Union-Tribune
12.06.15
Karina Canellakis, Alisa Weilerstein
Canellakis steps in, makes exciting CSO debut
Cincinatti Enquirer
11.08.15
Karina Canellakis
An Arabian feast: Karina Canellakis and the Hong Kong Phil
BachTrack
09.11.15
Karina Canellakis
DSO's ReMix is a blend of sass and introspection
Dallas Morning News
07.09.15
Karina Canellakis
Young conductor makes strong Grant Park debut with Bernstein, Franck
Chicago Classical Review
06.24.15
Karina Canellakis
Karina Canellakis Rides a Wave of Success at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dallas Observer
06.22.15
Karina Canellakis
Karina Canellakis to Conduct the Chamber Orchestra of Europe at the Styriarte Festival in Graz Austria
Styriarte Festival
01.26.15
Karina Canellakis
Make this L.A. Chamber Orchestra guest conductor feel at home
Los Angeles Times
01.22.15
Karina Canellakis
OPUS 3 ARTISTS WELCOMES CONDUCTOR KARINA CANELLAKIS
12.24.14
Karina Canellakis
Classical Music in Dallas: 2014's Most Memorable Moments
Front Row (blog from D Magazine)
12.24.14
Karina Canellakis
Classical music: Top 10 performances of 2014
Dallas Morning News
10.04.14
Karina Canellakis
Canellakis triumphs on podium with DSO
Dallas Morning News

Winner of the 2016 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award, Karina Canellakis is internationally acclaimed for her emotionally charged performances, technical command and interpretive depth. She made her European conducting debut in 2015 with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in Graz, Austria, replacing the late Nikolaus Harnoncourt, returning the following June to conduct Concentus Musicus Wien in four symphonies of a Beethoven Cycle. She first made headlines in 2014 filling in at the last-minute for Jaap van Zweden in Shostakovich Symphony No. 8 with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, where she held the position of Assistant Conductor for two seasons.

Ms. Canellakis begins the 2017/18 season with her debut at the BBC Proms in London with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a return to the Zurich Opera to conduct Mozart's Die Zauberflöte. Notable debuts this season include the Orchestre de Paris, Wiener Symphoniker, Rundfunk Sinfonie Orchester Berlin, Guerzenich Cologne, Bamberger Symphoniker, National Orchestra of Spain, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, the Hallé Orchestra and Seattle Symphony; alongside re-invitations to the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Swedish Radio Orchestra, Danish National Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and Vancouver Symphony ... read full bio