Renowned as an expert interpreter and champion of bel canto opera and a specialist in French repertoire and early Verdi, Italian conductor Enrique Mazzola is in demand worldwide as both an operatic and symphonic conductor. He is Music Director Designate at the Lyric Opera of Chicago from the 2019/20 season, commencing as Music Director in September 2021, Principal Guest Conductor at Deutsche Oper Berlin from the 2018/19 season and served as Artistic & Music Director of the Orchestre National d’Île de France from 2012/13 to 2018/19. In October 2018 he was made a Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres, in recognition of his significant contribution to musical life in France.
Plans for the 2020/21 season include debuts with Detroit Symphony, Youth Orchestra Flanders, National Symphony Orchestra Taiwan and Dutch National Opera (Anna Bolena). Return engagements include London Philharmonic Orchestra, Deutsche Oper Berlin (Lakme), Glyndebourne Festival Opera (Luisa Miller) and Bregenzer Festival (Rigoletto). Appearances with Lyric Opera of Chicago and Houston Symphony sadly fell victim to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Enrique Mazzola conducts Respighi’s Pines of Rome with Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, 2018.
Interview by Deutsche Oper Berlin with Enrique Mazzola in preparation for the opera’s performances of […]
Mazzola conducts Donizetti’s Poliuto at Glyndebourne Festival Opera this summer. Performances run until 15 July […]
Enrique Mazzola conducts the Orchestra Purpur with The Clarinotts (Ernst and Andreas Ottensammer) in the […]
Enrique Mazzola conducts the Orchestre National d’Île-de-France at the Enescu Festival in 2013 joined by Alissa […]
Amidst preparations for Glyndebourne Festival 2013’s Don Pasquale, Enrique Mazzola discusses his approach to conducting […]
Enrique Mazzola conducts the sparkling new production of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at Glyndebourne Festival Opera […]
Enrique Mazzola discusses why he enjoys collaborating with Cedric Tiberghien ahead of their first concert […]
Enrique Mazzola talks about his relationship with Orchestre National d’Ile de France, of which he […]
Enrique Mazzola talks about his relationship with Orchestre National d’Ile de France prior to becoming their […]
In the tranquil setting of Glyndebourne, Enrique Mazzola talks of his love of conducting and […]