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Christoph Eschenbach

AKA Christoph Ringmann

Born: 20-Feb-1940
Birthplace: Breslau, Germany

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Conductor, Pianist

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Music Director, Orchestre de Paris

Father: Heribert Ringmann (musicology professor)
Mother: Margarethe Jaross (pianist, d. 1940 during childbirth)
Father: Wolfram Eschenbach (adoptive father)
Mother: Wallydore Jaross (adoptive mother)

    University: Hamburg Conservatory
    University: Musikhochschule, Cologne (1955-59)

    Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director (2003-08)
    Orchestre de Paris Music Director (2000-)
    NDR Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1998-2004)
    Houston Symphony Music Director (1988-99)
    Tonhalle Orchester Zürich Principal Conductor (1982-86)
    Tonhalle Orchester Zürich Principal Guest Conductor (1981-82)
    French Legion of Honor 2002

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