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Karsten Januschke

Conductor

Karsten Januschke
© Jürgen Friedel

Karsten Januschke is back at Oper Frankfurt, where he began his career in 2008 as a soloists' coach and Kapellmeister. While with the company he conducted several operas including Don Giovanni, La Bohème, Hänsel und Gretel, Pizzetti's Murder in the Cathedral and a new production of Reimann's Die Gespenstersonate/The Ghost Sonata. He returned to Frankfurt recently for performances of Le nozze di Figaro and a new production of Fioravanti's Le cantatrici villane and conducts a performance of Herrmann's Der Mieter/The Tenant (commissioned by Oper Frankfurt) after this, last, run of the Dido and Aeneas / Bluebeard's Castle double bill. Other recent engagements have included Don Pasquale at the Vorarlberg Landestheater in Bregenz, Die Zirkusprinzessin/The Circus Princess at the Gärtnerplatztheater in Munich, Le nozze die Figaro in St. Gallen, L’elisir d’amore at the St. Margarethen Opera Festival and Carmen at the August Everding Bavarian Theaterakademie in Munich. He has appeared in concert with, amongst others, the MDR Sinfonieorchester, the Munich Radio Orchestra, the Beethoven Orchester in Bonn, the Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Norddeutsche Philharmonie in Rostock. Whilst still a student in Vienna worked at the Vienna State Opera and Theater an der Wien and the Bayreuth Festival, where he assisted conductors including Christian Thielemann and Kirill Petrenko.