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US debut & Symphonic concerts in Verona

Omer Meir Wellber just returned from Pittsburgh where he made his US debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Mark Kanny writes about his performance: “The Israeli conductor fully embraced the expressive extremes of Tchaikovsky’s music and brought the score’s colors boldly to life. […] Wellber led an excitable performance, a depressive-manic performance.” On 18 and …

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New season start

Omer Meir Wellber starts into the new season 2014/15 with several performances at the Semperoper Dresden. On 17 September he will conduct a symphonic concert at the rostrum of the Sächsische Staatskapelle with works by Dvořák and Haydn. Shortly before, he leads revival performances of Così fan tutte und Daphne at the opera house. Cosi …

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SACH at Radialsystem Berlin

On 22 June, Omer Meir Wellber hosted an event at the Radialsystem Berlin to celebrate a two year cooperation between the Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (DZHB) and the Israeli organisation Save a Child’s Heart (SACH). As the Good Will Ambassador of Save a Child’s Heart, Omer Meir Wellber welcomed the Israeli Ambassador to Germany Yakov Hadas-Handelsman,  …

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Omer Meir Wellber makes his UK debut at Glyndebourne

Israeli conductor Omer Meir Wellber who just led successfully several productions at the Semperoper Dresden makes his UK debut at the Glyndebourne Festival on 18 May 2014 with the musical direction of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” at the rostrum of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. The opera is a revival of Graham Vick’s production from 1994. Omer Meir …

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Supporting “Save a child’s heart”

Omer Meir Wellber who became Good Will Ambassador for the non-profit organization “Save a child’s heart” in September last year looks forward to supporting the Israeli-based international organization in 2014. In the course of the past year “Save a child’s heart” saved over 252 children from 18 countries, trained 32 doctors and screened 734 children in Israel and abroad.    “Save a child’s heart” provides lifesaving cardiac …

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Omer Meir Wellber at the rostrum of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

In January and February 2014, Omer Meir Wellber conducts the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in a series of eight philharmonic concerts in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa featuring cellist Mischa Maisky. Omer Meir Wellber presents a varied program with works by Tchaikovsky, Haydn, Schumann, Ravel, Shostakovitch, Bizet and others:    24 January, 11.00 am, Jerusalem, Theatre Mozart: Symphony No. 1 Tchaikovsky: Lensky’s Aria, …

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Omer Meir Wellber at the Semperoper Dresden x 3: „Guntram“, „Ariadne auf Naxos“ & „Così fan tutte“

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Richard Strauss‘s birth, Omer Meir Wellber conducts two operas by the composer at the Semperoper Dresden: a concert performance of the rarely performed opera “Guntram” and a revival of “Ariadne auf Naxos”. „Guntram“ is Strauss‘ first stagework. He himself called it “an apprentice piece by a fully …

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