Christroph Campestrini, born 1969 in Linz, is an Austrian conductor defined by the rich musical tradition of his home country and the cosmopolitan education that he has received during his formative years in New York. He studied conducting, composition, philosophy and languages at the Juilliard School and at theYale University.
Christoph Campestrini maintains an active worldwide conducting schedule, having appeared with the London Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, etc..
In 2016 Christoph Campestrini was appointed Kapellmeister at the prestigious Wiener Hofmusikkapelle for performances with the Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna Boychoir and Male Choir of the Vienna State Opera. He is Music Director of the Oper Klosterneuburg Festival Vienna and Principal Guest Conductor of the International Late Summer Music Festival Dubrovnik.
Every season he is also a regular guest conductor in the United States and Canada, where he has worked with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Detroit Symphony etc..
When not conducting he enjoys composing Lieder cycles, chamber and symphonic music - and he is also a fervent admirer of literature and languages.