Music director laureate: Symphony Nova Scotia, Halifax
Principal guest conductor: Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra
Exciting, electrifying, thrilling, a brilliant communicator with the audience, a poet of phrasing and a great communicator with musicians and the audience: these are just some of the words used to describe Bernhard Gueller.
Considered to be “utterly enthralling” (The Australian, Adelaide), “masterly” (Halifax Chronicle Herald, Halifax, Canada) and “superlative” (Die Burger, Cape Town, South Africa), Bernhard Gueller is well known to audiences internationally for the passion, mastery and drama he brings to the concert hall podium.
He is also acclaimed for his “awe-inspiring account” and “profound interpretations”, the “stunning responses he gets from musicians” and the excitement he elicits. He is acclaimed by musicians, critics and audience for his musical purity and continually garners praise for the fresh interpretations and approach under his “amazingly suggestive baton”.