Foto: Erik Berg
Toi toi toi Christian Vásquez, who makes his opera debut this week conducting Bizet’s Carmen at Den Norske Opera.
Christian will be leading four performances of a production by Calixto Bieto on 4, 7, 9 and 26 March 2015. Full cast and production details can be found on the Den Norske Opera website.
This spring also sees Christian conducting some major projects with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, of which he is Chief Conductor. These include an Unsuk Chin festival, featuring the composer’s concerti for cello and sheng, as well as Mahler Symphony no.5. Outside Norway, he will be leading the Munich Philharmonic and ODEON Youth Symphony Orchestra in a joint concert which was originally to be conducted by the late Lorin Maazel.