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Nicholas Carter

Chief Conductor of the Stadttheater Klagenfurt and the Kärntner Sinfonieorchester, NICHOLAS CARTER leads three new productions per season and appears regularly in the orchestra’s concert series. In the 2019/20 season he conducts Tannhauser, Boccanegra, Cendrillon and regular symphonic concerts including Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 and Schubert‘s Symphony No. 8. Opera performances in his first season included Rusalka, La Clemenza di Tito and Pelléas et Mélisande and concert programmes included Haydn’s Die Schöpfung and Mahler’s Symphony No. 1.

Plans for the 2019/20 season include his UK opera debut with Glyndebourne Opera (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) and further debuts with Atlanta Symphony, Wiener Staatsoper (Die Fledermaus) and Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. He makes return visits to Orchestre Metropolitain (including Britten’s Les Illuminations), the Adelaide Festival to conduct Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 and Ades’ Concentric Paths with Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and to Deutsche Oper Berlin (Thaïs). The 2021/22 season will see his Metropolitan Opera debut with Brett Dean’s Hamlet.