Staatskapelle Dresden Announces New Chief Conductor

By Francisco Salazar

The Staatskapelle Dresden has announced a new Chief Conductor.

Daniele Gatti will succeed Christian Thielemann in autumn 2024. The news comes after the musicians of the Staatskapelle Dresden voted unanimously for the Italian conductor.

Gatti is currently the Music Director of the Orchestra Mozart, Artistic Advisor of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and Chief Conductor of the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

He recently held positions as the Music Director of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma as well as the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France, the Royal Opera House of London, the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Zurich’s Opernhaus and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam.