Omer Meir Wellber to Become Hamburg Staatsoper General Music Director and Chief Conductor

Omer Meir Wellber will become Hamburg Staatsoper‘s General Music Director and Chief Conductor of Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra, beginning with the 2025-26 season, and will succeed Kent Nagano. Dr. Carsten Brosda, Senator for Culture and Media while introducing Wellber at City Hall, said, “With Omer Meir Wellber, we have been able to win an outstanding artistic personality for the cultural city {…}

Carmen Giannattasio & Markus Werba Lead Teatro Massimo’s 2021 Season Opening

(Credits: Cory Weaver / Francesco Luciani) Teatro Massimo di Palermo will be live streaming the opening of its 2021 season with the performance of the complex, site-specific opera “Il Crepuscolo dei Sogni.” The opera includes music from Claudio Monteverdi, Henry Purcell, Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Gioachino Rossini, Franz Schubert, Richard Wagner, Giuseppe Verdi, Modest Mussorgsky, Arrigo Boito, Richard Strauss, {…}