Alexander Joel

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    Alexander Joel in La Forza del Destino (Seizoen 2011-2012)

  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns

    Alexander Joel in La Forza del Destino (Seizoen 2011-2012)

  • Copyright Annemie Augustijns

    Alexander Joel in Don Carlos (Seizoen 2009-2010)

Musical direction in Die Frau ohne Schatten

Biography

Education
Piano, Akademie Wien, 1990
Musical direction, Konservatorium Wien (Prof. Mark and Prof. Schwarz), 1996
Master class Tanglewood, 1996

Debut
First ‘Kapellmeister’, Deutsche Opera am Rhein, 2001-2002

Career
Assistent to Julius Rudel, Muhai Tang (Royal Opera Stockholm) & Gustav Kuhn
Musical director of the Staatstheater Braunschweig, 2007–now

Highlights
La Bohème (Staatstheater Braunschweig, Köln); Simon Boccanegra (Staatstheater Braunschweig); Manon Lescaut (Staatstheater Braunschweig); Otello (Staatstheater Braunschweig); Falstaff (Staatstheater Braunschweig); Macbeth (Berlin, Dresden, Hamburg, Keulen, Stuttgart)
Die Fledermaus (Dresden); Faust (Dresden);Tosca (Deutsche Oper am Rhein; Deutsche Oper Berlin); Nozze di Figaro (Hamburgische Staatsoper); Madama Butterfly (Hamburgische Staatsoper);Don Carlos (Vlaamse Opera); Die Frau ohne Schatten (Vlaamse Opera); Carmen (Hamburg, Braunschweig); Jevgeni Onegin (Braunschweig); Die lustige Witwe (Dresden)

Prizes
Winner of the European competition for conductors, Spoleto (Italië), 1996

Worked with
o.a. Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, Gürzenich Orchester Köln, MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, RSO Wien, Yuri Bashmet, Julian Rachlin, Mischa Maisky, Sabine Meyer, Juan Diego Florez, Sir Thomas Allen, Catherine Malfitano.

Recent and future productions
La Forza del Destino(Vlaamse Opera); Rigoletto (Semper Oper Dresden); La Traviata (Semper Oper Dresden); Don Carlos (Staatsoper Hamburg); La Bohème (Covent Garden), 2013; Tosca (Israeli Opera), 2014

http://alexanderjoel.com/

Last update on 28 December 2011

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Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Alexander Joel
Director: Guy Joosten

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