• Friday, October 07, 2022


Alpesh Chauhan: Waving the baton for a different career choice

Alpesh Chauhan is quickly rising to international prominence (photograph courtesy Marcello Orselli)

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Going against the grain and pursuing a career path not expected of you can often provide all the drive you need in order to succeed and prove the naysayers wrong. That was certainly the case for 26-year-old Alpesh Chauhan, who chose to become a conductor despite facing opposition from his Gujarati community in Birmingham. Chauhan, who made his debut at the BBC Proms in the summer, is set to take up the position of principal conductor of the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini in Parma, Italy, from September 2017. It follows a seven-concert tour with the orchestra where he was deemed “a…

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