About Conducting Coaching

Online courses and resources for conductors

Do you need advice on your conducting or on your conducting career? Or are you simply interested in learning to conduct or to improve your technique, your rehearsing, your preparation, your communication or any other aspect of your conducting.

I am working as a professional conductor and conducting teacher since 20 years.Conducting Coaching is my space where I share resources, thoughts and ideas about conducting, and where I will be launching online courses.

Below, you find some information about the topics I’ll cover. If you want to keep being updated about new courses, launches and online resources, please subscribe to Conducting Coaching and get the free pdf “The 13 Essentials of Rehearsing”.    


    analysis of rehearsals, masterclasses, concerts etc. - individual or in groups - all levels


    Career Building Online Presence / Promotion - Working with Agents, Promoters, Managers - Conducting Jobs


    Leadership, Verbal and Non-verbal Communication, Team Building Motivation, Coaching for Business Leaders


    repertoire resources - programming - composers - publishers



    mentoring - assisting - rehearsal visits

About Baldur Brönnimann

  • Baldur Brönnimann has established himself as one of the finest conductors of contemporary music across the world. He has worked at the highest level with composers such as John Adams, Kaija Saariaho, Harrison Birtwistle, Unsuk Chin, Helmut Lachenmann, Magnus Lindberg, Georg Friedrich Haas, has performed at festivals such as the BBC Proms, Wien Modern, Darmstadt, Mostly Mozart at Lincoln Center and has conducted significant performances of major works by composers such as Ligeti, Romitelli, Boulez, Vivier and Zimmermann. A conductor of great flexibility, with a broad-minded approach to programme-building and music-making, he believes strongly in the importance of educational and outreach opportunities, and the need to question the traditional boundaries of classical music. He is Principal Conductor of the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música and Principal Conductor of the Basel Sinfonietta.

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  • In recent seasons he has conducted the Seoul Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Bergen Philharmonic, WDR Symphony, Orchestre Philharmonique de Luxembourg, Aurora and Munich Chamber orchestras among others, and last season’s highlights included return visits to the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and to the Vienna Radio Symphony at the Musikverein. He works regularly with contemporary music ensembles across the globe, including Klangforum Wien both in Vienna and on tour and the Ensemble Intercontemporain whom he conducted at the BBC Proms in a programme celebrating the music of Boulez.

    In the opera house, Brönnimann has conducted Ligeti Le Grand Macabre at English National Opera, Komische Oper Berlin and Teatro Colón (Buenos Aires) in both the La Fura dels Baus and Barrie Kosky productions, John Adams Death of Klinghoffer at English National Opera, Kaija Saariaho L’amour de loin at the Bergen Festival and Norwegian Opera and Romitelli Index of Metals with Barbara Hannigan at the Theater an der Wien. At Argentina’s Teatro Colón he has also conducted Schoenberg Erwartung, Szymanowski Hagith, and Helmut Lachenmann The Little Match Girl with the composer as narrator and Zimmermann Die Soldaten.

    As Principal Conductor of the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música and Basel Sinfonietta, Brönnimann continues to conduct programmes combining contemporary and unknown works with standard repertoire in typically unexpected ways. Between 2011–2015 Brönnimann was Artistic Director of Norway’s leading contemporary music ensemble BIT20, and from 2008–2012 Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia in Bogotá.

    Born in Switzerland, Brönnimann trained at the City of Basel Music Academy and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester where he was subsequently appointed Visiting Tutor in Conducting, and he now lives in Madrid.


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