Omer Meir Wellber becomes ambassador for “Save a child’s heart”

After visiting the humanitarian organization “Save a Child’s Heart” in July, conductor Omer Meir Wellber  committed himself to assist, promote and act as a Good Will Ambassador for the project. The Israeli-based international organization provides lifesaving cardiac surgery and treatment for children from developing countries at the Wolfson Medical Center in Holon, Israel and a training program in …

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Omer Meir Wellber conducts Verdi’s Requiem

On 1 August Omer Meir Wellber conducts Verdi’s Messa da Requiem in Martina Franca at the Festival della Valle d’Itria. The festival’s invitation follows Omer Meir Wellber’s triumphal debut in 2011. The cast will feature Teresa Romano (soprano), Michela Nardella (mezzosoprano), Giorgio Berrugi (tenor) and Gianluca Buratto (bass).

Omer Meir Wellber conducts Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at La Fenice in Venice

Omer Meir Wellber conducts the premiere performance of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice on 21 June. As a collaboration between the Venice Biennale and the Teatro La Fenice this special project presents a new Japanese production, intending to reveal the vitality and modernity of grand opera. Japanese artist Mariko Mori …

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Omer Meir Wellber opens the Arena di Verona Opera Festival on 14 June with AIDA

Omer Meir Wellber conducts Verdi’s Aida to open the Opera Festival at the Arena di Verona on 14 June 2013. The performance is staged by La Fura dels Baus, the renowned Catalan theatre group. With Aida the festival celebrates not only Verdi’s 200th anniversary in 2013 but also the first century of the Arena di …

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Omer Meir Wellber conducts the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra at the Red Ribbon Celebration Concert

On 24 May, Omer Meir Wellber will conduct the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra at the Red Ribbon Celebration Concert in the Burgtheater in Vienna. The gala concert, featuring Anna Netrebko, Elisabeth Kulman, Erwin Schrott, Piotr Beczala, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo, René Pape and others, supports the Clinton Health Access Initiative, one of the most important global organizations …

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DVD release: Omer Meir Wellber conducts Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin”

Omer Meir Wellber conducts a live recording of Tchaikovsky’s opera Eugene Onegin that is being released as a DVD/Blu-ray from Cmajor in April 2013. The recording was made during his first year as Music Director at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia at the rostrum of the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana. …

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