Nicholas Milton is renowned for his charismatic stage presence, compelling musical integrity and powerful interpretations of the symphonic and opera repertoire. The GRAMMY® nominated Australian conductor is currently in his third season as Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the multi award-winning Göttingen Symphony Orchestra. Guest engagements include appearances with leading orchestras in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, England, Hungary, France, Spain, the Netherlands and Asia.
Nicholas Milton was General Music Director of the Saarländisches Staatstheater and regularly conducts productions in Berlin, Vienna (Volksoper), Linz and Innsbruck. In the current season, he returns to the Deutsche Oper Berlin to conduct Tosca and Don Giovanni, and for Opera Australia, La Bohème, Madama Butterfly and Die Zauberflöte at the Sydney Opera House.
Appointed as the youngest ever concertmaster of a major Australian orchestra, Milton was named a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for Significant Service to the Arts as Musician, Conductor and Artistic Director. Nicholas Milton is currently Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Canberra and Willoughby (Sydney) Symphony Orchestras.