This week sees Kirill Karabits make his debut with the Oper Stuttgart conducting Britten’s Death in Venice. He will lead a total of six performances, with the opening night this Sunday 7 May.
Currently in his seventh successful season as Chief Conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, the 2016/17 season also saw Kirill take over as Music Director of the Deutsches National Theater Weimar. His first season has already included an acclaimed production of Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg and a performance of Wagner/Loriot Der Ring an einem Abend at the Philharmonie in Munich.
Recent and future highlights have included his debut with the Chicago Symphony as well as a return to the Edinburgh Festival conducting the Russian National Orchestra. Future highlights include his debut at the Deutsche Oper Berlin conducting Boris Godunov in June. Kirill will also be conducting the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra this year at the BBC Proms (7 August), with a programme that will include Beethoven, Strauss, Prokofiev, and Walton’s Belshazaar’s Feast (with James Rutherford as soloist).
Death in Venice runs at Oper Stuttgart from 7 May to 19 July. More information here.