Sebastian Weigle


General Music Director

During the 2013/14 season at Oper Frankfurt Sebastian Weigle will add four works to his repertoire when he conducts new productions of Rusalka, Ariadne auf Naxos, Don Giovanni and Die Liebe der Danae/The Love of Danae (in concert). He will also lead revivals of Die Zauberflöte and Tiefland. He was born in Berlin and made his debut at Oper Frankfurt in 2002/03 with Salome. He returned soon afterwards to conduct Die Frau ohne Schatten, for which he was voted Conductor of the Year by Opernwelt magazine in 2003. General Music Directot of the Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona from 2004-2009, he took up the same position at Oper Frankfurt in 2008/09. Last season he conducted the new productions of Königskinder (live recording OehmsClassics now available), Der Spieler/The Gambler and La fanciulla del West, two more Ring cycles (now available on CD and DVD), a revival of Otello and concert performances of Rienzi, bringing to a close the cycle of Wagner's earliest operas - Die Feen/The Fairies and Las Liebesverbot/The Ban on Love have already been released by OehmsClassics on CD and Rienzi will follow in due course. He also enjoyed triumphs at the Semperoper in Dresden, the Vienna State Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Sydney Opera and the Metropolitan Opera in New York. He conducted Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Bayreuth Festival for five years, ending in 2011, a work he conducted at the 2013 Spring Festival in Tokyo and with which he will make his debut at Zurich Opera in the 2013/14 season. He conducts Richard Strauss' Salome at the Hamburg State Opera in April 2014 and Die Frau ohne Schatten at the 2014 Munich Opera Festival.

Season 2013/2014


ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Richard Strauss
DIE LIEBE DER DANAE
(The Love of Danae) in concert

Richard Strauss
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
DON GIOVANNI
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
RUSALKA
Antonin Dvorak
TIEFLAND
Eugen d´Albert
February
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Christiane Karg (Soprano)
Gerold Huber (Piano)

Tuesday 12.02.2013 20:00 h
Opera House

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DON GIOVANNI
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sunday 11.05.2014 18:00 h
Opera House

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