The Abduction from the Seraglio. Previously: Die Fledermaus (2013).
About the Artist:
Born in Vienna, Thomas Rösner made his U.S. debut at HGO conducting Die Fledermaus (2013). He conducted his first orchestral concerts at the age of 14; an invitation from Fabio Luisi marked the beginning of his international career, when he was engaged on short notice to conduct on a tour of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Recent appearances include Fidelio at the Zurich Opera; Cosi fan tutte at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels in a staging by Michael Haneke; the world premiere of Die Schatzinsel and Cosi fan tutte at the Zurich Opera; a return to Welsh National Opera for a highly acclaimed new production of Die Fledermaus; The Magic Flute at Opera Festival Sardegna, Italy; Die Königskinder at Semperoper Dresden; and The Merry Widow at the National Center for Performing Arts in Beijing. He has also conducted at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, Stuttgart State Opera, Théâtre du Châtelet, Grand Théâtre de Geneve, Bregenz Festival, and the New National Theatre Tokyo (Salome with Tokyo Symphony Orchestra) as well as Glyndebourne Festival, Edinburgh Festival, and Opera di Roma. From 2000 to 2004, Rösner was associate conductor of the Orchestre National de Bordeaux; he has also been music director of the Festival Oper Klosterneuburg in Austria, and from 2005 to 2011 he was chief conductor of Orchestre Symphonique Bienne, Switzerland. His most recent recording features works by Kletzki and Marek with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra on the Musique Suisses label.