Enrique Mazzola was announced yesterday as Erster Ständiger Gastdirigent (Principal Guest Conductor) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. This new position – reflecting his close relationship with the house – covering an initial four year term will bring Enrique to the opera to conduct a wide range of repertoire including performances next season of Offenbach’s Contes d’Hoffmann. He will also conduct The Grand Opera Gala in support of the AIDS Foundation at the house this November, featuring distinguished bass Dmitry Belosselskiy.
This season Enrique has conducted performances of Meyerbeer’s Le prophète at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, returned to Lyric Opera of Chicago for I Puritani, and is currently conducting Maria Stuarda at the Opernhaus Zürich. Plans for the remainder of this season include his debut with Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, conducting Puccini, Lalo and Respighi. ONDIF highlights this season include a concert version of Rossini’s La Cenerentola, recording work, and concerts in Paris at the La Seine Musicale and Philharmonie de Paris.
Deutsche Oper Berlin 2018/19 season
Enrique’s position was announced concurrently with the 2018/19 season, which features several other AH artists, including:
Full details of the newly-announced season can be seen here.