Christian Reif (Photo credit: Kristen Loken)
Fans and press alike celebrate the news that conductor Christian Reif signed with Primo Artists for general management this past week!
Christian Reif said: “I’m thrilled to join the rosters of Primo Artists and IMG London! I felt an immediate connection with Charlotte Lee and Bridget Canniere. Their exceptional commitment to their artists speaks for itself and I look forward to working with them!”
The Violin Channel announced the news on their front page! The site writes: “…Christian currently serves as Resident Conductor of the San Francisco Symphony – and has recently appeared on stage with the Orchestre National de Lyon, Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Brucknerorchester Linz and the Berkeley Symphony.”
Norman Lebrecht, from Slipped Disc, featured the news as well, calling Reif “a German-American protege of Alan Gilbert and Michael Tilson Thomas.”
Susan Eliot, from Musical America, included Christian in a list of newly signed artists such as the Philharmonix, Drew Petersen and Thomas Atkins.