… exhibits a mixture of passionate exuberance, fiery determination, elegant clarity of expression and huge personal charm. His international career began in 2005 when he won the 2nd prize of the Malko International Conducting Competition in Copenhagen, the Music Critics Award in Romania and the invitation to lead the Paris Orchestra at the Aix-en-Provence Lyrical Festival.
Cristian was involved in the launch of a young orchestra in Hyogo (Japan) and created his own chamber ensemble in Romania: Kamerata Kronstadt. He is passionate about innovative projects that break the classic patterns. Thus, he creates the Orchestra’s Conductor Competition, a new concept of competition without jury, where the host orchestra takes the responsibility to choose the winners.
Cristian’s career has harmoniously combined the activity of guest conductor with famous ensembles like Tonhalle Zurich, the BBC Scottish Orchestra or Paris Chamber Orchestra, and the involvement on fixed positions at the National Operas in Bucharest, Iași and Cluj, at the Brasov Philharmonic Orchestra or Deutsche Symphony Orchestra Berlin.