The musical director of the Israeli Opera began his career on this very stage. Since then, he has performed at the greatest opera houses and with the leading orchestras in the world, including the Berlin State Opera, the Opéra Bastille in Paris, Covent Garden in London, sharing his love of music and song. At his masterclass, we will see Maestro Ettinger giving each singer a unique gift of expression, and how he encourages them to go that extra mile.
Dan Ettinger, Master Class 2018
Dan Ettinger was born in Israel. He is the Music Director and Chief Conductor with the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Director of the opera house and Conductor Laureate of the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as Principal Guest Conductor of the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion, where he was music director for many years. He was Conductor in Residence and assistant to Daniel Barenboim at the Berlin Staatsoper and Chief Guest Conductor of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. He conducts regularly in all leading international opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Vienna Staatsoper and the opera houses of Munich, Paris, Tokyo and others. He also conducts regularly with numerous leading international and Israeli orchestras in concerts in which he also at times appears as a pianist. He has received the AICF and IVAI scholarships. He was chorus master and conductor in residence of the Israeli Opera.