Alan Buribayev is Chief Conductor of the Astana Opera House in Kazakhstan. He completed his tenure as Chief Conductor of the RTE Orchestra in 2016, and previous roles include Chief Conductor of the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra (2006-2011), Chief Conductor of the Brabants Orchestra in the Netherlands (2007-2012) and Principal Guest conductor of the Japan Century Symphony Orchestra in Osaka (2014-2018).
Highly acclaimed for his intensity and spontaneity, his precision and musicianship is equally praised, and his success brings him regular invitations to guest conduct at the highest level. Recent and future highlights include engagements with the Helsinki Philharmonic, Finnish National Opera, St. Petersburg Symphony, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia, Stavanger Symphony and the St. Gallen Symphony.
You can see Alan Buribayev in action on Thursday 4 July at The New Zealand Herald Premier Series: Scheherazade