Press release

Petra Müllejans, who has been Artistic Director of the Freiburger Barockorchester for over two decades, will step down from this position at the end of the 2016/17 season. Petra will remain a regular member of the ensemble and will lead the orchestra for selected projects in the future.

The orchestra is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristian Bezuidenhout as Artistic Director for three years from the 2017/18 season on. Kristian is one of today’s most notable and esteemed keyboard artists equally at home on the fortepiano and harpsichord. He will direct the ensemble in conjunction with long-standing director Gottfried von der Goltz.