Robert Reimer is one of the most versatile conductors of his generation with a repertoire from opera to ballet, from baroque to modern and from traditional symphony to cross-over concerts.
He is a regular guest at the large opera houses such as Bayerische Staatsoper, Berliner Staatsoper »Unter den Linden«, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Stuttgarter Staatsoper, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Gran Teatre Liceu Barcelona, Finnish National Opera, Royal Opera Copenhagen and Copenhagen Opera Festival and with a repertoire from Mozart, Weber, Massenet, Tchaikovsky, Wagner and Strauss to Janáček, Berg, Poulenc and Ligeti and ballets such as »Nutcracker«, »Swan Lake«, »Sleeping Beauty«, »Bayadère«, »Peer Gynt«, »Don Quixote« or »Jewels« at the Hong Kong Ballet in spring 2021. Since 2013, he has been seen and heard regularly in European CD / DVD / radio and TV productions.
As a concert conductor, Robert Reimer has been invited by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Copenhagen Philharmonic, Royal Chapel Copenhagen, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, HR-Sinfonieorchester, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich, Basel Sinfonietta and Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava. Furthermore, he conducted several times the first night at the Classic Open Air on the Gendarmenmarkt with the Berlin Symphony Orchestra.
After a concert version and CD production of Wagner’s »Tristan und Isolde« with the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava, Robert Reimer was appointed artistic director and principal conductor of the Claude Heater Foundation based in San Francisco. In this role, he will soon conduct further projects in Europe and the USA including Verdi’s »Nabucco« and Requiem. In 2018 he conducted the world premiere of Frédéric Ledroit’s »St. John Passion« in Ludwigshafen with the European Chamber Choir, the Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz and international soloists, a production that is also available on CD.
In the cross-over area he worked with stars such as Chris de Burgh, Ute Lemper, Till Brönner, Joja Wendt or Peter Maffay and has been a regular guest conductor with the German Film Orchestra Babelsberg since 2013.
Robert Reimer made his debut at the Vienna State Opera in the 2020/21 season conducting the ballet production »Tänze Bilder Sinfonien«, followed by »Onegin« and »Swan Lake«.