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Katharina
Wincor

Conductor

Katharina Wincor is Assistant Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and recipient of the Neeme Järvi Prize at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival in 2017. The Austrian conductor is currently studying at the Zurich University of the Arts with Johannes Schlaefli.

Wincor was trained as a pianist and oboist and studied composition at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz from 2009 to 2014. In 2012 she founded her own choir, Bunte Steine, which has won national and international competitions.

Since 2014, she has studied orchestral conducting in Vienna at the University of Music and Performing Arts with Mark Stringer and was invited to study as an exchange student at the Franz Liszt Weimar School of Music. Wincor has participated in masterclasses with David Zinman, Marin Alsop, Bernard Haitink and Jaap van Zweden. In the summer of 2019, she studied as a Conducting Fellow at the Aspen Conducting Academy with Robert Spano.

In 2017, she was invited by Riccardo Muti to be the youngest of five participants at his Italian Opera Academy, and in 2018 she was invited as the youngest competitor of the prestigious Donatella Flick Conducting Competition in London.

Recent notable projects include working as the Assistant Chorus Master for Arnold Schoenberg Choir Vienna and assisting Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla at the Salzburg State Theatre.

Katharina Wincor is Assistant Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and recipient of the Neeme Järvi Prize at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival in 2017. The Austrian conductor is currently studying at the Zurich University of the Arts with Johannes Schlaefli.

Wincor was trained as a pianist and oboist and studied composition at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz from 2009 to 2014. In 2012 she founded her own choir, Bunte Steine, which has won national and international competitions.

Since 2014, she has studied orchestral conducting in Vienna at the University of Music and Performing Arts with Mark Stringer and was invited to study as an exchange student at the Franz Liszt Weimar School of Music. Wincor has participated in masterclasses with David Zinman, Marin Alsop, Bernard Haitink and Jaap van Zweden. In the summer of 2019, she studied as a Conducting Fellow at the Aspen Conducting Academy with Robert Spano.

In 2017, she was invited by Riccardo Muti to be the youngest of five participants at his Italian Opera Academy, and in 2018 she was invited as the youngest competitor of the prestigious Donatella Flick Conducting Competition in London.

Recent notable projects include working as the Assistant Chorus Master for Arnold Schoenberg Choir Vienna and assisting Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla at the Salzburg State Theatre.