Kristian Alexander

 

QUOTES

 

"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 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

 

RECENT MEDIA

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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Symphony concert in Cairo Opera House great hall. Concert review
Al Messa, November 21, 2013

"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." To read the full text of the concert revue click here.

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Journey through French music with flute at Cairo Opera. Concert review
Ahram online, November 18, 2013

"Maestro Alexander’s interpretation was inspiring, carefully crafted and paced, sensitive and balanced, with beautiful lyrical expression and dramatic depth." To read the full text of the concert revue click here.

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Cairo Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kristian Alexander, will performed works by Maurice Ravel Jacques Ibert and César Franck on Saturday, 16 November at Cairo Opera House.
Ahram online, November 10, 2013

To read the full text of the media release click here.

Renowned conductor heaps kudos on local musicians
Markham Review, June 16, 2013

Maestro Kristian Alexander discusses the challenges related to the programming of a concert season that is in the same time stimulating for the musicians, attractive for the new audience, educational for the core audience, versatile in genre and style and representative of various ethnical and linguistic backgrounds.
To read the full text click here.

Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde at Flato Markham Theatre
Russian Weekly News, March 28, 2013

Kristian Alexander leads the Kindred Spirits Orchestra featuring tenor Keith Klassen and mezzo-soprano Andrea Ludwig. A concert preview in Nedelnaya Gazeta. To read the full text click here.

The Kindred Spirits Orchestra opening night gala: a great success!
Global Chinese Press, November 9, 2012

Kristian Alexander led the Kindred Spirits Orchestra in a powerful program featuring Wagner, Brahms, and Mendelssohn. A concert review published in The Global Chinese Press To read the full text click here.

News 51

September 24, 2012

Maestro Kristian Alexander and the Kindred Spirits Orchestra enjoy standing ovations and sold-out concerts at Flato Markham Theatre for the perfroming arts.
To read the full text of the article in the Chinese media channel 51 News, click here.


Global Chinese Press

September 14, 2012

International stars under the baton of Maestro Alexander. To read the full text, click here. To read a translation in English of the article, click here.


  

The Markham Economist and Sun

August 9, 2012

 

Maestro Kristian Alexander leads the Kindred Spirits Orchestra in a full subscription season at Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts.  To read the full text, click here

The article was also published in The Thornhill Liberal. To read the full text, click here.


  

Corriere Canadese

February 29, 2012

 

Maestro Kristian Alexander conducted impecabily.  To read the full text, click here.


SNAP Markham

February 25, 2012

 

Maestro Alexander conducts a sold-out concert at Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts. 

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Super Life

February 23, 2012

 

Learning from others. To read the full text (Chinese), click here. To read a translation in English click here.


51 News

February 21, 2012

 

Kristian Alexander conducted Tchaikovsky with a great applomb. To read the full text (Chinese), click here.


Markham Life

September 2011

 

Maestro Alexander takes the audience on a journey through the most beautiful pieces of the orchestral repertoire. To read the full text, click here.


Rogers TV

December 12, 2011

 

Maestro Kristian Alexander and mezzo-soprano Claudia Lemcke discuss the Kindred Spirits Orchestra upcoming nearly sold-out concert on December 15, 2011 at Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts. A live-to-air interview with Jeff Moore and Elaine Yim Spencer on Rogers TV

To view a recording of the live-to-air broadcasting, click here.


Rogers TV

November 2, 2011

 

Kristian Alexander and internationally renowned Canadian pianist Christina Petrowska-Quilico were the featured guests at a Rogers TV show hosted by Jeff Moore and Jacqueline Betterton. 

To view a recording of the live-to-air broadcasting, click here.


National 96.3 FM Classical radio station

October 28, 2011

 

Maestro Alexander gave a live-to-air interview with celebrity host Alexa Petrenko.

To listen to a recording of the interview, click here.


The Markham Economist & Sun

October 18, 2011

 

Kristian Alexander and renowned Canadian composer and professor at the University of Toronto, Larysa Kuzmenko, give a workshop for composers. To read the full text, click here.


The WholeNote

September 2010

 

Maestro Kristian Alexander leads the Kindred Spirits Orchestra in its inaugural season.

To read the full text, click here.


The WholeNote

July-August 2010

 

Beethoven's Fourth Symphony under the baton of Maestro Kristian Alexander at the CBC Glenn Gould Studio. To read the full text, click here


New Classical 96.3 FM radio station

April 7, 2010

 

Maestro Kristian Alexander was invited for a live-to-air interview with celebrity host Alexa Petrenko. To listen to a recording of the interview, click here [MP3].


The Markham Economist & Sun

October 1, 2009

 

Kristian Alexander creates the Kindred Spirits Orchestra. To read the full text, click here.

The article was also published in The Thornhill Liberal on October 1, 2009. To read the full text, click here.

 

 

MEDIA ARCHIVE

 

Who's who?, Sofia, 1999. 

Kristian Alexander received the Award of the International foundation Mozarteum in Salzburg, Culture (Kultura), Sofia, November 24, 1995. 

Recognition for Kristian Alexander, 21st century (Vek 21), Sofia, November 14, 1995. 

Kristian Alexander received the Award of the international foundation Mozarteum, Word (Duma), Sofia, November 6, 1995. 

One of our conductors is included in the same encyclopedia with Karajan, Labor (Trud), Sofia, July 27, 1995. 

The unknown Mozart, The City (Gradat), Sofia, May-June, 1993. 

In harmony with the world and with ourselves, Music, Sofia, May, 1993. 

Mozarteum will play for politicians and diplomats, Word (Duma), Sofia, December 24, 1992. 

Music for angels, Antenna (Anteni), Sofia, December 23, 1992. 

We will listen to Gregorian texts around Christmas, Democracy (Democratia), Sofia, October 14, 1992. 

An oboe díamore is looking for sounds from the Mozartís time, Labor (Trud), Sofia, August 28, 1992. 

His Excellence King Simeon II and Monsignor Mario Rizzi greeted Kristian Alexander for his interpretation of Mozart, Labor (Trud), Sofia, August 21, 1992.


 

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