Opéra de Dijon Announces Associate Conductor

By Francisco Salazar

The Opéra de Dijon has announced Débora Waldman as the Associate Conductor.

The company announced that Waldman will conduct one opera with the company a year and will begin with a production of “Stiffelio” in November 2022.

In a statement, the Dijon Opera said, Music director of the Orchestre National Avignon-Provence, the Dijon public was able to discover her at the head of the Orchester Dijon Bourgogne during the opera “Don Pasquale” by Donizetti, produced by the Dijon Opera and presented in May 2022.”

Waldman is the Music Director of the Orchestre National Avignon-Provence and became the first female Music Director in France. Originally from São Paulo, Brazil, Waldman studied orchestral conducting and composition at the Universidad Católica de Argentina in Buenos Aires and continued her studies in France at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique.