Alexander Hanson is recognized for his diverse conducting experience and musical craftsmanship. Hanson launched his musical career as a trumpet player, but his growing passion for conducting lead him to graduate with honors from the acclaimed Sibelius Academy of Conducting in Helsinki.
Hanson works with all major Swedish orchestras and European prominent orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Tonkünstler Orchestra and Aarhus Symphony Orchestra. In 2018 he was appointed chief conductor and artistic director of The Royal Swedish Navy Band.
Hanson previously collabrated with Brussels Philharmonic for the Jazz meets Symphonic concerts featuring Brad Mehldau, Avishai Cohen, Uri Caine and Tigran Hamasyan. He conducted the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra on Avishai Cohen's album Two Roses (2021).
📽️ Jazz meets Symphonic 2016: Arab Medley by Alexander Hanson, Brussels Philharmonic & Avishai Cohen Trio