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Christof Prick (born 1946), who uses the name Christof Perick in English-speaking countries, is a German orchestra conductor. His father was the concertmaster of the Hamburg Philharmonic.

Perick's conducting posts include:

His work in contemporary music has included conducting the premiere of Wolfgang Rihm's opera Oedipus in October 1987.[1]

Perick became Music Director of the Charlotte Symphony in 2001. He is scheduled to step down from this post in 2009.[2]

Since 2006, Perick has been Music Director at the Bayerisches Staatstheater Nuremberg, including the post of principal conductor of the Nürnberg Philharmonic. In addition to his conducting posts, since 1999, he has been a professor of conducting at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Hamburg.

Perick and his wife Ulrike, an actress, make their home in Germany.


  1. ^ Robinson, Bradford, "Reports: Berlin" (January 1988). The Musical Times, 129 (1739): pp. 38-43.
  2. ^ Steven Brown (2007-08-26). "Symphony searches for a guiding hand". Charlotte Observer. Retrieved 2007-09-05. 

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Preceded by
Arthur Grüber
Generalmusikdirektor, Badische Staatskapelle
Succeeded by
José Maria Collado
Preceded by
Iona Brown
Music Director, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Succeeded by
Jeffrey Kahane
Preceded by
George Alexander Albrecht
Generalmusikdirektor, Staatsoper Hannover
Succeeded by
Andreas Delfs
Preceded by
Peter McCoppin
Music Director, Charlotte Symphony
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Johannes Fritzsch
Generalmusikdirektor, Nürnberg Opera
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