Cristina Iscenco

conductor

Cristina Iscenco is a conductor from the Republic of Moldova. She holds a Specialist Diploma Degree in Conducting from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. There, she was the head of concert activities of The Students’ Scholarly and Art Society, a major non-profit organization. In addition to conducting the concerts, she was responsible for program repertoire choices and orchestra management.

After graduating, Cristina Iscenco moved to the USA, where she became an assistant conductor at the Freisinger Chamber Orchestra (Boston). Cristina Iscenco's recent conducting engagements include orchestras such as Berlin Sinfonietta (Germany), Orchestre national de Metz (France), The Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra (Lithuania), The Szolnok Symphony Orchestra (Hungary), The University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra (Canada), The Ukho Ensemble Kyiv (Ukraine). She attended master-classes with Colin Metters, Luigi Gaggero, Grzegorz Nowak. In 2019, she participated in the Orchestra Conducting Competition with Jorma Panula and Simeon Pironkoff among the jurors in Bucharest, Romania.

Her main musical interest is music of the 20th century.