Profilbild Lena-Lisa Wüstendörfer

Lena-Lisa Wüstendörfer

Lena-Lisa Wüstendörfer has been the intendant of ANDERMATT MUSIC since 2022 and thus responsible for concert planning in the Andermatt Concert Hall. She is also the Music Director of the Swiss Orchestra, Andermatt’s Orchestra in Residence that plays many of Andermatt’s symphonic programmes. Lena-Lisa Wüstendörfer is well-known for her innovative concert programmes that take us off the beaten track to reveal new, exciting things. She has a doctorate in musicology and is engaged in pioneering work, hunting out and performing unknown repertoire by Swiss Classical and Romantic composers. She is in demand internationally as a guest conductor, and her engagements have taken her to renowned orchestras such as the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Frankfurt Opera and Museum Orchestra, Musikkollegium Winterthur, Filharmonia Pomorska, Camerata Switzerland, Basel Sinfonietta, Sinfonietta Bern, Sinfonietta de Lausanne, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Symphony Orchestra Bern, Ensemble Corund Luzern, Orchestra of Europe, Zakhar Bron Festival Orchestra, Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Odense Symphony Orchestra. In 2024, she gave her debut at the Metz Opera with Richard Strauss’s Salome.

Born in Zurich in 1983, Lena-Lisa Wüstendörfer studied the violin and conducting at the Basel Music Academy, and musicology and economics at the University of Basel, where she also took her doctorate in musicology. She furthered her conducting studies with Sylvia Caduff and Sir Roger Norrington, and has worked as assistant conductor to Claudio Abbado. In 2019, she published the monograph “Klingender Zeitgeist” on Mahler ’s Fourth Symphony. She has often lectured at the University of Basel.


Saturday, 29.6.2024