A sensational performance... electrifying, emotionally exhaustive and utterly gripping... At the forefront was Solyom's palpable dynamism. He exudes character, which translated into musical charisma the moment he fired up the orchestra.
- Principal Conductor and Artistic Adviser, Helsingborg Symfoniorkester
Stefan Solyom, born in Stockholm in April 1979, has rapidly acquired an international reputation to complement his firmly established status in the musical life of his native Sweden. His appearances in the opera house and on the concert platform have drawn praise for their lyrical warmth and strong conviction, and the immediacy of his rapport and engagement with orchestral players have delighted critics, audiences and musicians alike.
In 2009 he was appointed General Music Director of the Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar, a position he held until 2016. Since the start of the 2014-15 season Stefan Solyom has been Principal Conductor and Artistic Adviser of the Helsingborg Symfoniorkester.