Paul Connelly

PAUL CONNELLY is known worldwide as one of the most eminent conductors for ballet. He was first kapellmeister of the American Ballet Theatre and among others conductor at the New York City Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, Royal Ballet London, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Het Nationale Ballet Amsterdam, Staatsballett Berlin, Opera House Zurich, Teatro alla Scala, Paris Operá, Semperoper Dresden as well as for Nureyev and Friends and Baryshnikov and Co. Furthermore he is also in demand for conducting operas. He made his debut at the Wiener Staatsoper in 1991 with a Ballet Gala, followed by Il barbiere di Siviglia and has conducted among others Der Nussknacker, Don Quixote, Romeo und Julia, Dornröschen, La Fille mal gardée and Schwanensee.