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About Michael

Music Director, The Florida Orchestra
Chief Conductor, Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz
Music Director, Mainly Mozart Festival, San Diego

Michael Francis has quickly established himself internationally. Known for maintaining a diverse repertoire while paying particular homage to the composers of his native Britain, Francis enjoys great reception throughout North America, Europe and Far East Asia.

This season, Francis has been appointed the new Chief Conductor of Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz. He returns with MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra and debuts with St. Louis Symphony Orchestra as well as Phoenix and San Diego symphonies.
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Current Schedule

San Diego Symphony
18th-20th January 2019 – San Diego, USA
Württembergische Philharmonie
27th-28th January 2019 – Rottenburg & Reutlingen, Germany
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MDR Leipzig
25th December 2018 – Leipzig, Germany
Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie
3th-5th, 7th-9th December 2018 – Gütersloh, Detmold, Paderborn, Herford, Bad Salzuflen, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
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