Profilbild Lena-Lisa Wüstendörfer

Lena-Lisa Wüstendörfer

Lena-Lisa Wüstendörfer is the Music Director of the Swiss Orchestra and a pioneer of the Swiss symphonic repertoire. Together with the Swiss Orchestra and renowned soloists such as Oliver Schnyder, Heinz Holliger or Marie-Claude Chappuis, she performs little-known treasures of Swiss music together with masterpieces of concert literature. Wüstendörfer is in demand internationally as a guest conductor, and her engagements have taken her to renowned orchestras such as the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, the Thailand Philharmonic, the Frankfurt Opera and Museum Orchestra, the Musikkollegium Winterthur, the Filharmonia Pomorska, the Camerata Switzerland, the Basel Sinfonietta, the Sinfonietta Bern, the Orchestre Symphonique du Jura and the Zakhar Bron Festival Orchestra. Since 2022, Lena-Lisa Wüstendörfer has been the Intendant of Andermatt Music.

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 addition to her concert activities, she also publishes in the history of reception and interpretation and undertakes research into Swiss music history.