Junping Qian has been appointed as the Royal Scottish National Orchestra’s New Assistant Conductor, affective with 2018-2020 season. Junping will conduct a variety of the RSNO’s concerts and play an active role in engaging audiences and communities. He will assist Music Director Thomas Søndergård, Principal Guest Conductor Elim Chan and various Guest Conductors.
Junping Qian has been selected as one of the 6 Conducting Fellows to take part in the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music from July 29 to August 1, where he will work closely with conductors Cristian Măcelaru, Octavio Más-Arocas and composer Huang Ruo.
Junping Qian was named as one of the ten participants for the prestigious INTERKATION-Conductors Workshop in Berlin, Germany. He will work with and receive feedback from wonderful Maestra Simone Young and Das Kritische Orchester, made up of members from leading German orchestras such as the Berliner Philharmoniker, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, and Staatskapelle Berlin, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and Münchner Philharmoniker