The twenty-eight year old conductor and violinist Diego Matheuz is a graduate of the internationally known Venezuelan Sistema, and is already widely known as one of the most promising developing talents from the Americas. Following concerts and performances of Rigoletto Matheuz was appointed Principal Conductor of Teatro la Fenice in September 2011. He also holds Principal Guest Conductorships in Bologna with Claudio Abbado's Orchestra Mozart and in Australia with Melbourne Symphony.
Highlights of the last two seasons have featured performances in London with the Philharmonia and Royal Philharmonic orchestras, in Berlin with the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala on tour and with Frankfurt Radio, Hamburg Philharmonic, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Stockholm Philharmonic, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic, Melbourne Symphony and the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa. In Summer 2011 he conducted Seiji Ozawa’s Saito Kinen Orchestra in Japan and on tour in China. In Italy, in addition to his regular appearances with Orchestra Mozart, he has re-visited the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale Santa Cecilia. In November 2011 he conducted the Simón Bolívar Orchestra of Venezuela on tour in Turin, Naples, Genoa, Palermo and Reggio Emilia.
During the 2012/13 season Diego Matheuz's debuts include the NHK Orchestra in Tokyo, Czech Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in Paris, Orchestre National de Lyon, Castilla y León Orchestra in Spain and the City of Birmingham Symphony. He returns to London with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and to Australia for a Stravinsky ballet series with Melbourne Symphony. In Venice he focuses on a Tchaikovsky symphony cycle at Teatro la Fenice alongside productions of La Bohème, La Traviata and Carmen.
For more information please go to Diego's full biography, downloadable from this website.