Oper Leipzig Names New Music Director

By Francisco Salazar

Opwer Leipzig has named a new Music Director.

Repušić is a Croatian conductor who is Chief Conductor of the Munich Radio Orchestra and the first permanent guest conductor of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. He is also the Chief Conductor of the Zadar Chamber Orchestra.

He has recorded for BR-Klassik, CPO, and Warner Classics.

In a statement via social media, the company said, “Welcome to Oper Leipzig, Ivan Repušić! We look forward to welcoming our future General Music Director: the Croatian conductor will start working in the season 2025-26. He will already conduct ‘Die Zauberflöte’ as a guest on 29.11.23 and take over the musical direction of the revival of ‘Otello’ in the season 2024-25.”