LUCAS WALDIN is a dynamic and versatile conductor with a blossoming international career. Combining a command of the standard repertoire with a flare for pops and a passion for education and outreach, he has appeared to great acclaim across Europe and North America.
Currently Artist-in-Residence and Community Ambassador with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Lucas was named to the newly created position after three seasons as the orchestra’s Resident Conductor. The tailor made post will see him lead the ESO in nearly 20 concerts each season while focusing on establishing strong ties with the community through inventive outreach initiatives
With over 100 appearances to date with the Edmonton Symphony, Lucas has collaborated with some of North America’s finest musicians including Jens Lindemann, Angela Cheng and Sergei Babayan, and conducted in Carnegie Hall during the ESO's participation in the 2012 Spring for Music festival. An experienced conductor of pops and crossover, he has worked with a range of artists such from Ben Folds to the Barenaked Ladies, and was recently engaged by the Modesto Symphony (CA) to conduct their season finale pops concert featuring music of Broadway and Hollywood.