Conductor

Nathan Brock

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Nathan Brock is currently Kapellmeister at the Hamburgische Staatsoper. Since 2015 he has performed revivals of L'Elisir d'Amore, Il Barbieri di Siviglia, Die Zauberflöte, Hänsel und Gretel, La Belle Hélène, Le Nozze di Figaroas well as a new production of Erzittre and Britten's Let's Make an Opera. He has also performed with the Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier on new productions Eleonora Duse, Anna Karenina, Turangalila and a revivals of Gisele and The Concert. In addition, he has collaborated on productions of Lohengrin, Tristan und Isolde, Les Troyens, Elektra, Pelléas et Mélisande, Stilles Meer (Hosakawa), Frau Ohne Schatten, Lulu, Salome among other photos, with General Music Director, Kent Nagano.

Brock began his career as Resident Conductor of the Montreal Symphony in 2009. During his 5-season tenure, he was instrumental in establishing the orchestra in their new hall La Maison Symphonique, as well as in revitalizing the orchestra's programs for young adults – an initiative for which he was awarded Quebec's Prix Opus. He performed with the orchestra over 125 times, making his subscription debut in 2010, and shared the stage with many renowned artists, among them Maxim Vengerov and Stephen Hough.

As a guest conductor he has performed in his native Canada with the symphony orchestras of Toronto, Québec, Edmonton, Nova Scotia, Victoria and Thunder Bay and has toured extensively with the National Ballet of Canada. In Europe, he has conducted l'Orchestre National Pays de la Loire, Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino, Komische Oper Berlin, Royal Swedish Opera/Ballet and is a regular guest of l'Orchestre National d'Ile de France.

He studied conducting in Zürich with Johannes Schlaefli and as a fellow of the Academy of Conducting at Aspen with David Zinman. Other important influences came from Kent Nagano, Bernard Haitink and Jorma Panula. In addition to his accomplishments as a musician he also has a keen interest in history, with a degree in History and International Relations from the University of Toronto.

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