Guido Johannes Rumstadt

Guido Johannes Rumstadt

Guido Johannes Rumstadt’s successes in recent seasons include MARIA STUARDA for Opera North (UK), his company debut for Minnesota Opera with DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER and DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE; his debut with Opera Ireland with A FLORENTINE TRAGEDY and GIANNI SCHICCHI, ELEKTRA at Anger Nantes Opéra, THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, New Year Gala Concerts for the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA in Tours, Telemann ORPHEUS at Wolf Trap and HÄNSEL UND GRETEL for the Nationale Reisopera in the Netherlands and the world premiere of the ballet AIR WAYS by Guy Weizmann and Roni Haver, with music by Arvo Pärt at the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, .

Maestro Rumstadt is Principal Conductor of the Nürnberg Opera where he has conducted performances of LAND DES LÄCHELNSEUGENE ONEGIN, ORFEO ED EURIDICE, FAUST, the world premiere of DAS HOLZSCHIFF, SAMSON ET DALILAH and MACBETH,  IL CORSARO,  GUILLAME TELL, ELEKTRA, DIE LUSTIGE WITWE, DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, OTELLO, LA TRAVIATA and the world premiere of DÜRER’S DOG with music by Penderecki, RIchter and Glass.  Upcoming performances in Nürnberg include IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, LOHENGRIN, MADAMA BUTTERFLY and Wolfgang Rihm’s JAKOB LENZ

Guido Johannes Rumstadt was born in Heidelberg and after studies in Karlsruhe, Hamburg and Salzburg, he was engaged successively in Mainz, Karlsruhe and Wiesbaden.  He has appeared as guest conductor in Frankfurt, Berlin, Köln, Düsseldorf, Hannover, Coburg and Mannheim, and has a broad repertoire of operas, operettas and ballets.  In 1993, he became Erster Kapellmeister in Frankfurt and every summer, he conducted at the Schlossfestspiele Zwingenberg, which he founded in 1983 and of which he remained the artistic director until 2001.



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