Nils Schweckendiek studied music at Clare College, Cambridge, and orchestral and choral conducting in Freiburg and Helsinki. In 2006 he made his debut at the Finnish National Opera with Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier and subsequently conducted numerous opera and ballet performances at the same house. Guest performances have taken him to the Leipzig Opera (Der Rosenkavalier), the Savonlinna Opera Festival, Vaasa, Berne and Bielefeld. From 2009-2013 he was the conductor of the Ulm Opera, where he conducted first nights of, amongst others, Don Carlo (Verdi), Ariodante (Handel), Romeo and Juliet (Prokofiev), Der Ring an einem Abend (Wagner) and Le sacre du printemps (Stravinsky).
Muzej Mimara, Zagreb
Viitasaari Church, Viitasaari, Finland
Pamoja Hall, Sevenoaks, UK
Marble Hall, Sentralen, Oslo, Norway
Ritarihuone, Helsinki, Finland
Eric Ericsonhallen, Stockholm, Sweden
Trinitatis Church, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Helsinki Chamber Choir's concert to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare is available to listen again here: http://areena.yle.fi/1-3303217?autoplay=true The programme includes the world premiere of Alex Freeman's A Wilderness of Sea.