Anu Tali


Born in 1972 in Tallinn, Estonia, Anu Tali studied at the Music Academy of her native city, rounding out her training as a conductor with Ilya Musin in St. Petersburg, Leonid Kortschmar in Moscow, and Jorma Panula in Helsinki. In 1997 she founded the Nordic Symphony Orchestra, which today includes musicians from 15 countries. Since 2013 she has also been Music Director of the Sarasota Symphony Orchestra in Florida. Tali has conducted the Orchestre National de France, the Gothenburg Symphony, the DSO Berlin, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie, and the Ensemble Modern. In the 2015-16 season she debuted with the Houston and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras. As an opera conductor she has led performances of Gluck’s Telemaco at the Schwetzingen Festival and the Theater Basel and of Heiner Goebbels’ Songs of Wars at the South Bank Centre in London and Lincoln Center in New York. Her CDs have won such awards as the Echo Klassik.

August 2016