Gabriella Teychenné’s innate musicianship, positive energy and focus have already made strong impressions. Born in 1993 of British-Argentine parentage she is mentored by Vladimir Jurowski, and an alumna of the Equilibrium Young Artists scheme, led by its founder Barbara Hannigan. She has participated in workshops and showcases with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and the Orchestre de Picardie, and performs Mozart’s Requiem with the Residentie Orkest The Hague in summer 2019. A strong advocate of contemporary music, Gabriella works extensively with Ensemble unitedberlin.
Gabriella Teychenné is already considered to be more than an impressive young conductor – her authenticity, artistic curiosity and dynamic and engaging energy have captivated orchestras and audiences alike, and made strong impressions.
In the 2018-2019 season she gave her debut with the Residentie Orkest performing Mozart’s Requiemin Haarlem, Netherlands, received with a standing ovation. She also worked in France with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and the Orchestre de Picardie, conducting repertoire by Beethoven. She works regularly as assistant conductor to the London Philharmonic Orchestra, a relationship that began in 2017, also acting as cover conductor to Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski, who describes her as “not only musical, but radically passionate about the music. Music is her world, and she can lead others to follow her along this path”. With the LPO she participated in the premieres of Enescu’s Oedipe, Lindberg’s Triumph to Exist, as well as in repertoire by R. Strauss, Elgar and a wide range of Czech and Russian composers.
A strong advocate of contemporary music, Gabriella was involved in the world premiere staging of Ruzicka’s opera Benjamin at Staatsoper Hamburg in 2018. Since 2018 she has also collaborated extensively with ensemble unitedberlin, including in Moscow at the Tchaikovsky Hall as part of the “other spaces” contemporary music festival, as well as on a recording of twelve world premieres for solo baritone and chamber ensemble. Two upcoming live concerts of the project take place at Tonhalle Düsseldorf and Konzerthaus Berlin in December 2019.
Since 2017 she has also assisted and worked on various projects internationally, including with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, and on a European tour with the LUDWIG orchestra, preparing various works by Bartók, Haydn, Ligeti, Kurtág, Sibelius, Gershwin, Debussy, Schönberg, Mozart and Berg.
Born in England in 1993 of British-Argentine parentage, Gabriella began her musical studies as a violinist at an early age. She read Philosophy at the University of Cambridge (Trinity College) as an undergraduate, following which she pursued a Master’s degree in Violin and Conducting at the Royal College of Music, and an Artist Diploma in Conducting at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory. She has been taught in masterclasses by Paavo Järvi, Neeme Järvi, Colin Metters, and Mark Heron, and is generously supported by Help Musicians UK Foundation.
Gabriella has been interviewed for Classical Music Magazine’s Meet the Maestro feature, presented an episode of BBC Radio 3’s Inside Music show and was named “Youthful Artist of the Year” by Jessica Duchen, who lauded her “terrific intelligence, clarity, musicality and focus”.
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