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Employment History

General Music Director
Oper Frankfurt

Highest Ranking Director
Oper Frankfurt

General Music Director
Frankfurt Opera

Chief Music Director
Frankfurt Opera

Guest Conductor
Frankfurt Opera

Chief Conductor
Landes-Jugendsinfonieorchesters Brandenburg

Conductor

Artistic Conductor
Neue Berliner Kammerorchester

Artistic Director
Neue Berliner Kammerorchester

Artistic Director
New Berlin Chamber Orchestra

Affiliations

Founder
Kammerchor Berlin

Founder
Berlin Chamber Choir

Education



Academy of Music Hanns Eisler Berlin

Web References (165 Total References)


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Sebastian Weigle Generalmusikdirektor Sebastian Weigle leitete an der Oper Frankfurt zuletzt die Neuproduktionen Hänsel und Gretel und Der Rosenkavalier sowie die Frankfurter Erstaufführung von Julietta.


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Sebastian Weigle was born in Berlin. He has been General Music Director of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona since 2004 and became General Music Director of Oper Frankfurt this season. After making his debut in Frankfurt with highly successful performances of Strauss' Salome, he returned for a new productions of Die Frau ohne Schatten, for which he was voted ,„Conductor of the Year" by Opernwelt in 2003, Pique Dame and Tiefland. In his first season as GMD he conducted an enormously successful new production of Reimann's Lear. The season continues with a new production of Strauss' Arabella, a revival of Fidelio, repertoire performances of Die Zauberflöte and four concerts with the Museum's Orchestra. He also leads, together with Intendant Bernd Loebe, Oper Frankfurt's newly founded Opera Studio. Sebastian Weigle studied the french horn, piano and conducting at the Berlin Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler". In 1987 he founded the Kammerchor Berlin, was artistic director of the Neue Berliner Kammerorchester and, in 1993, became Chief Conductor of the Landes-Jugendsinfonieorchesters Brandenburg. In 1993 he also took up a professorship at the Berlin Universität der Künste, where he taught conducting and french horn.


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Sebastian Weigle Sebastian Weigle studied the horn, piano and conducting at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin, becoming principal horn player with the Berlin Staatskapelle in 1982. Five years later he founded the Berlin Chamber Choir. He was also artistic director of the New Berlin Chamber Orchestra and, from 1993, principal conductor of the Brandenburg Youth Orchestra. Between 1997 and 2002 he was principal Kapellmeister at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, where he conducted a wide-ranging repertory comprising operas as well as ballets. Since then he has appeared as a guest conductor with Frankfurt Opera, the Mannheim National Theatre, the Vienna Volksoper, Cincinnati Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, and Opera Australia in Sydney as well as at the Granada Festival and in Japan. In 2004 he was appointed principal conductor of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona. In 2003, 2005 and 2006 he was named Conductor of the Year by the German magazine 'Opernwelt'. In the autumn of 2008 he takes up his new appointment as general music director of Frankfurt Opera.
He made his Bayreuth Festival début in 2007, conducting Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.


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Sebastian Weigle studied the horn, piano and conducting at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin, becoming principal horn player with the Berlin Staatskapelle in 1982. Five years later he founded the Berlin Chamber Choir. He was also artistic director of the New Berlin Chamber Orchestra and, from 1993, principal conductor of the Junge Philharmonie Brandenburg. Between 1997 and 2002 he was principal Staatskapellmeister at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, where he conducted a wide-ranging repertory comprising operas as well as ballets. Since then he has appeared as a guest conductor with Frankfurt Opera, the Semperoper Dresden, the Vienna Staatsoper, Cincinnati Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, and Opera Australia in Sydney as well as at the Granada Festival and in Japan. From 2004 to 2009 he was principal conductor of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona. In 2003 he was named Conductor of the Year by the German magazine 'Opernwelt', as well as in the years 2005 and 2006 by a journalist survey in Barcelona. In the autumn of 2008 he took up his new appointment as general music director of Frankfurt Opera.


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German Conductor Sebastian Weigle, actually general music director of Frankfurt Opera and regular in the Bayreuth Festival since 2007, had been musical director of the Gran Teatre del Liceu between 2004 and 2009.

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