Le Villi in Turin

In the centenary year of Puccini’s death, being celebrated at opera houses worldwide, I share the pride of this choice by the Teatro Regio, Turin, to be one of the few theatres (and the only one in Italy) to stage his first opera, 

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Symphony of a Thousand in Budapest with the HRSO

Exactly two years after being appointed Chief Conductor of the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, I want to reflect on the short but intense journey  I have undertaken with this orchestra, and on the artistic,

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My musical tour in Austria, Basque Country and Hungary

I’m about to spend a whole month immersed in rehearsals and orchestral concerts which will take me to prestigious auditoriums and three countries which I love immensely: Austria, the Basque Country and Hungary.

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Un ballo in maschera in Barcelona (twenty years after my debut)

Exactly twenty years after my first and only Ballo in maschera (at the Opéra de Montpellier), I’m once again taking on this enigmatic masterpiece by Verdi: opera and I have both changed considerably over the years,

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