© Jürgen Altmann
© Jürgen Altmann

Dan Ettinger

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Dan Ettinger is one of the most internationally sought-after conductors of his generation. Since the beginning of the 2015/16 season he has been Chief Conductor of the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra and General Music Director of the Capital of Stuttgart.

He conducts at the most renowned opera houses in the world, such as the Metropolitan Opera New York, the Washington National Opera, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, the Opéra National de Paris, the New National Theatre in Tokyo, the Zurich Opera House, the Salzburg Festival and the State Operas in Vienna and Munich.

From 2005 to 2012 and again since 2018, Dan Ettinger is Chief Conductor of the Israel Symphony Orchestra. From 2009 to 2016 he was Music Director of the National Theatre Mannheim and from 2010 to 2015 Chief Conductor of the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, with which he is still associated as “Conductor Laureate”.

Today his performances with the Stuttgart Philharmonic, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Israel Symphony Orchestra form the focus of his concert activities. In addition recent engagements have taken Dan Ettinger to the Opéra National de Paris with Puccini’s Tosca and Massenet’s Manon as well as to the Royal Opera House Covent Garden with Gounod’s Faust where he will return this season with Turandot. Further Dan Ettinger will conduct a Madama Butterfly at Teatro di San Carlo in Neapel combined with concerts in Bologna among many others.

As House Conductor and Choir Director at the Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv he developed a varied repertoire, became assistant to Daniel Barenboim at the Berlin State Opera in 2003 and was Kapellmeister there until 2009.

Since the beginning of his conducting career, Dan Ettinger has also enjoyed great success on the concert podium. From 2002 to 2003 he was Principal Guest Conductor of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra.

Under his Musical Direction he has made numerous live recordings and CD recordings with artists such as Diana Damrau, Adrianne Pieczonka, Fabio Martino, Hagai Yodan and Gil Shaham. In addition, the performances of Der Ring des Nibelungen from the Nationaltheater Mannheim and Le nozze di Figaro from the Salzburg Festival, which he conducted, have been released on DVD. 

 
August 2020 – For a most recent version of the biography, please contact Florian Schadhauser

Management for Japan and Israel: ArtPro