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Eric Lederhandler


Born in Brussels in 1965 , Belgian conductor Eric Lederhandler started to study keybord when he was 7 , and entered at Brussels Royal Conservatory in 1983 where he learned composition and choral conducting .

From 1988 till 1998 , he learned conducting in England with Maestro Frank Shipway and Maestro Yuri Simonov , together with Artistic Management of new Orchestra Nuove Musiche in Belgium still very active currently .

Laureat from Wiener Maesterkürse Für Dirigenten in 1999 , Eric Lederhandler was appointed as Principal Guest Conductor at Vidin State Philarmonic Orchestra (Bulgaria) from 1999 till 2002 , Music Director of Jiangsu Symphony Orchestra (China) from 2012 till 2014 , and currently Honorary Guest Conductor of Czech Virtuosi in Brno (Czech Republic) .

Assistant Conductor in all the main operahouses in Belgium achieving large repertoire from 1996 till 2002 , Eric Lederhandler is still developping local and international carreer in symphonic and lyric repertoire as well .

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Eric Lederhandler conducting is clear, lively and precise. Balance is pure, especially winds which are so important in Mozart’s music . His special care for singers is just excellent !
- La Libre Belgique

Sparkling viennese evening ! Eric Lederhandler and Nuove Musiche got real enthousiasm from the audience with Johann Strauss music!
-Vers l’Avenir

Eric Lederhandler is very precise with dynamics, creating lovely musical colours during the all performance.
- Le Rappel

Nuove Musiche and Eric Lederhandler made real feat ! To play such a long and difficult music so perfectly !
- Rüsselsheimer Echo

Eric Lederhandler conducted by heart and so well his excellent orchestra. Audience appreciated very high level interpretation, colors, marvelous sound and perfect taste in Haydn.
- Norddeutsche Rundschau





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