Malcolm Yuen – conductor

Australian conductor Malcolm Yuen is Associate Conductor of the Dublin Philharmonic Orchestra, Ireland, Regular Guest Conductor of the Vratsa Symphony Orchestra, Bulgaria and Juror of the Wiener Musikseminar, Austria.

With a conducting style that combines the best of the Viennese and Russian schools, Malcolm Yuen is known for his charismatic stage presence, elegance, and precision in his interpretations spanning the genres from symphonic, concerto, operatic to contemporary music. He appears with leading orchestras and soloists throughout Europe and Australasia in symphonic, chamber and operatic concerts/ projects and is a strong advocate of new works by emerging and established composers premiering new works in Australia and as part of the Münsterland Festival, Germany.

As Music Director of the Irish Chamber Ensemble (2011-2018) and as guest conductor, more recently with the Vratsa Symphony Orchestra (Bulgaria), Queensland Symphony Orchestra (Australia), RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, and RTÉ Concert Orchestra (Ireland), Malcolm Yuen has infused performances with passion and compelling musical integrity across a broad range of concert repertoire.

Malcolm Yuen is highly sought after in providing professional development Masterclasses in conducting. He is Program Director, The Conducting Institute, European Academy of Fine Arts and has worked with Australian Band & Orchestral Director’s Association (ABODA), in the broader educational sector, and as consultant with Wiener Musikseminar (Austria). His experience includes the management of large numbers of both musical and non-musical staff and has extensive experience in developing programmes of new and mainstream music to engage both wider and younger audiences through various concert, educational and outreach programmes.