Marit Strindlund Marit Strindlund is one of the most interesting young conductors emerging in Scandinavia in recent years, working in opera and with symphonic music.
Strindlund is Music Director of Folkoperan Opera House in Stockholm, appointed in 2013, and has since then conducted several successful productions in the house such as La Traviata, Turandot, Magic Flute, Satyagraha, Carmen Moves, and Tales of Hoffmann.
Previously, Marit has conducted numerous opera-productions in Belgium, the UK, and Sweden, including Pelléas et Mélisande in a co-production for Muziektheater Transparant Antwerpen, Bergen National Opera, and Flemish National Opera, a most noted Songs of wars I have seen for Muziektheater Transparant and Rotterdam Operadagen, La Rondine at the Peacock theatre Saddler’s Wells, and several productions for Opera Garden Aberdeen including Turn of the screw and Hänsel und Gretel.
During several seasons, Strindlund has worked as cover conductor at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden for various ballet productions.
As a symphonic conductor Strindlund regularly appears with orchestras such as the Stockholm Royal Philharmonic, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Norrlandsoperan Symphony Orchestra, Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, the Nordic Chamber Orchestra, Västerås Sinfonietta, Southbank Sinfonia London. She has also worked with renowned chamber ensembles such as the Spectra Ensemble Ghent, B’Rock Antwerp, I solisti del Vento Antwerp, KammarensembleN and Gageego.
Strindlund is a member of the artistic board of the National Swedish Performing Arts Agency, appointed by the Minister for Culture.