John Lidfors


John Lidfors is Assistant Conductor of the Bochumer Symphoniker and Director of the Bochum Philharmonic Choir. In addition, he is the conductor and artistic director of the Orchester Ventuno - a professional chamber orchestra he founded in the Nuremberg metropolitan region. Having been awarded the 2016 cultural advancement awards of the Region of Middle Franconia and the City of Fürth he is recognized as an “exceptionally talented and capable musician” with a “formidable intellect” captivating audiences and orchestral musicians alike.

Apart from his primary work with established symphony orchestras he also performs with the top choirs of Germany. His concert performances include the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Gstaad Festival Orchestra, the South Denmark Philharmonic, the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, the Berlin Radio Choir and the MDR Leipzig Radio Choir.

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Interview for Volkswagen 01. Sep 2017

In an interview for Volkswagen John talks about why he chose conducting, his favorite composer and the mission of his chamber orchestra. Watch here:

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Short Profile

NameLidfors, John
Home LocationBochum, Germany
Main languageEnglish
Additional languages German 
attended UniversitiesUniversity of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Berlin University of the Arts

John Lidfors
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Brahms - 2nd Symphony, 4th Mvmt.
South Denmark Philharmonic
August 2014 
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John Lidfors
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