Kristian Alexander


   CURRENT POSITIONS                            

Music Director, Kindred Spirits Orchestra
Music Director, International Music Academy
Artistic Director, Markham New Music Festival
Artistic Director, International Music Competition

   UPCOMING EVENTS                                


October 18, 2014 at 8 p.m.

Kindred Spirits Orchestra

Flato Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts

Markham, Canada


Wagner, Overture to Der Fliegende Holländer
Ravel, Concerto pour la main gauche for piano and orchestra

                Dong Xu, piano
R. Strauss, Symphony No. 2 in F minor     


November 14, 2014 at 8 p.m.

Kindred Spirits Orchestra

Flato Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts

Markham, Canada


John Williams, On Willows and Birches for harp and orchestra*

               Dr. Teresa Suen, harp
James W. Campbell, Concerto for harp and orchestra**

                Ann Hobson Pilot, harp

R. Strauss, Symphony No. 2 in F minor


* Canadian première. ** World première.

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"Maestro Alexander’s interpretation was inspiring, carefully crafted and paced, sensitive and balanced, with beautiful lyrical expression and dramatic depth."
Ahram, Cairo

"Maestro Alexander maintained an exquisite balance between the soloist and orchestra, in turn discrete, supportive or cooperative." Ahram, Cairo

"Maestro Alexander's inspiring command of the [Cairo Symphony] orchestra produced a rich pallet of colourful sound that highlighted the unique style of each composer."  Al Messa, Cairo

"Il Maestro Kristian Alexander ha diretto in maniera impeccabile."
Courriere Canadese

"Inspiring conductor with strong discipline and attention to every detail - qualities that bring great classical pieces from all genres and styles to life." Markham Life

"Maestro Alexander is a wonderful musician with a strong vision and great practical knowledge about the orchestra. He can get the right sound, the right style... I’ve enjoyed our collaboration a great deal."André Laplante, pianist

"Kristian Alexander provides a finely balanced leadership that brings together a detail-oriented approach with inspiration for his fellow musicians." 
Jacques Israelievitch, former concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

"Kristian Alexander is a remarkable conductor. As a soloist, I had the freedom to play knowing that he and the orchestra are always there for me."  
Christina Petrowska-Quilico
, pianist

"Mr. Alexander's expressive manner to conduct inspired the orchestra immensely." Nurhan Arman, Music Director of Sinfonia Toronto

"The inspired, detailed interpretation, along with a passionate playing, brought to the forefront by Maestro Kristian Alexander, was excellent." 
Daniel Friedman
, composer

"The 'Mozarteum' symphony orchestra conducted by Maestro Kristian Alexander demonstrated a profound sensitivity towards the Mozart style and interpretation."
Nedialko Nedialkov, Music Director of the Bulgarian National Opera  



Interview with Maestro Kristian Alexander
Nový Domov - The New Homeland, June 12, 2014

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Maestro pledges support for Egyptian orchestra.
International Arts Managemer, December 12, 2013

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