Multiple award-winning Latvian conductor Kaspars Putniņš is appointed Chief Conductor of the Swedish Radio Choir from the 2020-21 season. It is one of the most coveted conducting positions on the international choral scene. The last Chief Conductor was Peter Dijkstra who ended his tenure in 2018, after 11 years.
Kaspars Putniņš will be the tenth conductor to hold the position as Chief Conductor of the Swedish Radio Choir. He has already worked with the Swedish Radio Choir several times over the last years. His first concert as Chief Conductor takes place in Stockholm in October 2020.