Carlo Rizzi

Conductor William Tell (ex. 18 Oct), Moses in Egypt (ex. 17 Oct, 28 Nov)

Carlo Rizzi is a frequent conductor at Teatro alla Scala, Milan; The Metropolitan Opera, New York; The Royal Opera, London; Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels; Zürich Opera; Opéra national de Paris; De Nederlandse Opera. Music Director of Welsh National Opera from1992 - 2001 and 2004 - 2008, repertoire included Fidelio, Boris Godunov, Peter Grimes, Tristan und Isolde, The Turn of the Screw, The Rake’s Progress, Der Rosenkavalier, Káťa Kabanová, Salome, Ariadne auf Naxos, Der fliegende Holländer with Bryn Terfel. This season he conducts a new production of Armida (Rossini Opera Festival). Other productions include Luisa Miller (Zürich Opera); La fanciulla del West (Deutsche Oper Berlin); Un ballo in maschera (Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie); Tosca, Cavalleria rusticana and I pagliacci (Teatro alla Scala). Last season he conducted a new production of La bohème (Canadian Opera Company); La fanciulla del West (Opéra de Paris Bastille); Lucia di Lammermoor (De Nederlandse Opera); Rigoletto (Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie). Recent and upcoming orchestral appearances include Orchestre National de France, Netherlands Philharmonic, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, Rundfunk Sinfonie-orchester Berlin; Royal Flemish Philharmonic. Recordings include La traviata, Rigoletto, Faust, La Cenerentola, Un ballo in maschera; Respighi’s Tone Poems; Bizet’s incidental music for L’Arlésienne with the London Philharmonic Orchestra (Teldec).