Ainars Rubikis conducts performances of Die Zauberflöte and Die Tote Stadt at the Komische Oper Berlin this month, the first as Musical Director of the Opera company. This is followed later in the season by The Love for Three Oranges, Cendrillon, Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder and Der Rosenkavalier.
This season also sees Ainars make guest visits to Bamberger Symphoniker (where he conducts a concert version of Rimski-Korsakov’s Mozart and Salieri), Ulster Orchestra and the Bolshoi Theatre for their new production of Rusalka.
Here is Ainars in conversation regarding Die tote Stadt at the Komische Oper Berlin.
For an overview of the Komische Oper Berlin season, please see this video.