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Omer Meir Wellber conducts Verdi’s ERNANI at the Teatro Massimo

Omer Meir Wellber conducts Verdi’s ERNANI in Palermo – 22 years after its last production was realized at the Teatro Massimo. Friday, 26 February 2021, at 8 p.m. (CET) as a livestream on Teatro Massimo’s WebTv and available afterwards on demand on YouTube In 1844, ERNANI was premiered at the Teatro La Fenice in Venedig, …

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Omer Meir Wellber, the Teatro Massimo and Palermo in the FAZ

“Unlike many theaters and opera houses in Europe, however, the “Massimo” cannot be kept quiet. “Il crepuscolo dei sogni” – “Traumdämmerung” is what German opera director Johannes Erath and Massimo’s music director Omer Meir Wellber called their concert, which they simply added to their program. In an interview, Erath calls it a symphonic condensation of …

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Omer Meir Wellber on International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January

Teatro Massimo, in collaboration with the University of Palermo, commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January with a special program featuring the Teatro Massimo Orchestra, Choir and Soloists, as well as Eli Danker and works by Arnold Schoenberg and Sergei Prokofiev, as well as the Jewish prayer Eli Ata veodeka. This will be followed …

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Omer Meir Wellber at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo – livestream production with Johannes Erath

On 26 January, Teatro Massimo opens the 2021 season with a special production with Omer Meir Wellber and Johannes Erath. With “Il crepuscolo dei sogni,” Wellber and Erath trace a dreamlike path between light and shadow, from Strauss’s “Traum durch die Dämmerung” to Schubert’s “Winterreise,” from the shadows of “Verleumdung” in Rossini’s The Barber of …

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Livestreams in Palermo in December

In the coming last weeks of December, Omer Meir Wellber will conduct special performances at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo via livestream on Teatro Massimo Web TV: 13 December, 8 pmOrchestra del Teatro MassimoSadikova: MarionettesHaydn: Ouverture of „Philemon und Baucis“Schumann: Symphony No. 4 25 December, 8 pmOrchestra del Teatro MassimoProkofieff: Ouverture on Hebrew ThemesSchnittke: Piano …

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Omer Meir Wellber to be new Music Director at Volksoper Wien from September 2022

As of the start of Lotte de Beer’s period as Director, Omer Meir Wellber is to be Music Director at Volksoper Wien from 1 September 2022. In addition to directing new productions and repertoire performances, for five seasons he will be chiefly responsible for the musical life of the Volksoper and for the development of …

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Omer Meir Wellber at the “Wohnzimmerkonzerte” with the Wiener Symphoniker

With their “Living Room Concerts”, the Wiener Symphoniker present concerts “at home” for their audience. Omer Meir Wellber will lead the traditional Vienna orchestra for the first time on this occasion. The Chief Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, and Music Director of the Teatro Massimo Palermo, will conduct works by Mozart and Kodály as well …

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Omer Meir Wellber’s livestream concerts in November 2020

Omer Meir Wellber will conduct livestream concerts with the orchestra of the Teatro Massimo Palermo on November 14 and 19. The program on November 14 will include Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, Fauré’s Pelléas et Mélisande, suite op. 80 and Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 in B flat minor. The livestream concert on November 19 …

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Omer Meir Wellber conducts the premiere of “Die Zauberflöte”

Omer Meir Wellber will lead the premiere of the new production of “Die Zauberflöte” on November 1, 2020. This grand opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was newly staged by Josef E. Köpplinger. Beforehand Omer Meir Wellber spoke with dramaturg Johann Casimir Eule, the interview can be found here. “Die Zauberflöte” overview: November …

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