ROLF GUPTA (NORWAY)
Rolf Gupta is Norwegian conductor and composer, artistic director and chief conductor of the Kristians and Symphony Orchestra. He performs everything from Baroque music played on original instruments to classical symphonies and recently composed works.
He has conducted world premieres of works by Hans Werner Henze, Luciano Berio, Magnus Lindberg, Peter Maxwell Davies etc. He has been principal conductor of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and the Norwegian Baroque Orchestra, he performs also with the Oslo Philharmonic and has worked with orchestras like MDR Leipzig, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra della Toscana, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Remix Ensemble, Avanti! and Ensemble InterContemporain.
In Riga Rolf Gupta will perform with ensemble BIT 20, Alwynne Pritchard and Vinko Globokar in the opening of the festival KALEIDOSCOPE IN RIGA.