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Carlos was the music director of the Hamburg Symphony from 1987 to 1991, the Stuttgart Philharmonic from 1991 to 1995 and Anhaltisches Theater in Dessau, Germany from 1996 till 2000. Carlos made his German debut with the NDR Symphony Orchestra in Hamburg, in the year 1985 and he was even invited back for two more concerts. He received innumerable invitations to perform in Germany including the Bamberger Symphoniker, the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonische Staatsorchester of Bremen, the Bochum Symphony Orchestra, Dortmund Philharmonic Orchestra, Essen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Frankfurt Museumsorchester and the NDR Radio Orchestra in Hannover. Carlos made his British orchestra debut with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra which was a part of their prestigious "Scottish Proms" series in Glasgow, in 2000. It was quite successful. The same year he performed his first concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

According to Chicago Tribune, "Kalmar impressed as a sensitive, probing and communicative young conductor the orchestra world should be paying serious attention to—and undoubtedly will before very long."

In 2006-2007, Carlos is scheduled to perform in Dallas Symphony, Houston Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, and the Kansas City Philharmonic, and also conducts the San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic, Prague Symphony, and the BBC Wales. He was also the guest conductor in North America and have performed in subscription concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, New World Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa, Rio de Janeiro Opera House Orchestra, Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Mozarteumorchester-Salzburg, Jeunesse Musicales World Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, and Colorado Symphony Orchestra, among others.

He has also appeared as conductor at the international level including the Berlin Radio Symphony, the National Orchestra of Spain, the ORT Orchestra of Florence, the Bournemouth Symphony, the Hamburg State Opera, the BBC Welsh, the Residentie, the Vienna State Opera, the Yomiuri Japan Orchestra, the Flemish Radio, and the Zurich Opera, among others. With them he has made frequent appearances.

Rio de Janeiro Opera House Orchestra, Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Mozarteumorchester-Salzburg, Jeunesse Musicales World Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, and Colorado Symphony Orchestra, among others.

In the year 2003, was released the Joachim and Brahms Violin Concertos featuring Rachel Barton and the Chicago Symphony, and American Works for Organ and Orchestra featuring David Schrader and the Grant Park Orchestra (2002). In the year 2006, Carlos have also carried out some recordings such as the Szymanowski, Martinu and Bartok Violin Concertos with the Grant Park Orchestra and Jennifer Koh. All these albums were released on the Cedille Records label.

According to The Oregonian, "Kalmar brought the orchestra to a dazzling height. It was a performance on the edge of calamity, yet it didn't spin out of control."
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Carlos Kalmar was appointed as the Music Director of the Oregon Symphony, in 2003 and is still continuing his tenure as the Music Director in his fourth season. He has also been appointed Music Director of the Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago. He was also the Music Director of Vienna's Tonkunstlerorchester, the Hamburg Symphony, Stuttgart Philharmonic and the Anhaltisches Theater in Dessau, Germany.

Carlos Kalmar was born in the year 1958 in Montevideo, Uruguay, to Austian parents. From a very early age, Carlos immense interest in music. When he was six years old, he started learning violin. He used to passionately practice violin and when he was 15 years old, he started studying conducting with Karl Österreicher, in Vienna Musikhochschule. He was quite talented and so was encouraged by his friend to take part at the Hans Swarowsky Conducting Competition in Vienna, and he won the competition.
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