Royal Opera House & Staatsoper Berlin Announce Conductor Changes for ‘Don Carlo’ Productions

By David Salazar

The Royal Opera House and Staatsoper Berlin have announced conductor changes for their productions of “Don Carlo.”

Conductor Daniele Rustioni will no longer conduct the production of the Verdi opera in London, instead taking over the Staatsoper Berlin’s  “Don Carlo” which was originally set to be conducted by Daniel Barenboim. In his stead, Bertrand de Billy will lead the Royal Opera House production.

The Berlin cast stars René Pape, Stefan Pop, George Petean, Andrea Mastroni, Grigory Shkarupa, Aleksandra Kurzak, and Eve-Maud Hubeaux.That production runs from June 28- July 14, 2023.

The ROH cast stars Brian Jagde, Lise Davidsen, Luca Micheletti, Yulia Matochkina, and John Relyea. The production runs from June 30 – July 15, 2023.