Photo: Robert Goddyn
Germany, 1943

Hartmut Haenchen

Hartmut Haenchen is a conductor. After studying conducting and voice at the Dresden music academy, he conducted various orchestras within and outside East Germany, and also taught conducting. From 1986 until 1999, he was musical director of De Nederlandse Opera, and between 1986 and 2002 he was principal conductor of the Dutch Philharmonic Orchestra and the Dutch Chamber Orchestra. He then worked with orchestras in London and Paris. Since 2011, he has been guest conductor at the Teatro Real in Madrid.

Nexus playlist of Hartmut Haenchen

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Nexus 57

Beethoven of Superman?

Speaker at


Superman Meets Beethoven

What’s Next for the West?

11 June 2010 10.00 - 17.00 Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam


Nexus Conference 1997

The Trial of Richard Wagner

3 September 1997 10.45 - 21.30 Tilburg University