ALAIN ALTINOGLU studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris and then taught there for nearly 10 years as professor of vocal ensemble class. His conducting has led him among others, to the New York Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera in Chicago, the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich and at all four opera houses in Paris: the Opéra National, the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, the Opéra Comique and the Théâtre du Châtelet, as well as at the Festivals in Salzburg, Orange and Aix-en-Provence. Present and future conducting engagements include among others, Massenet’s Manon Lescaut in Munich, Wagner’s Lohengrin in Bayreuth, Mozart’s Don Giovanni in London and Paris, Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and Bizet’s Carmen in Berlin, Werther in New York and Strauss‘ Salome in Zurich. At the Wiener Staatsoper, Alain Altinoglu has conducted Verdi’s Don Carlo, Mozart’s Don Giovani, Verdi’s Falstaff, Gounod’s Faust, Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette (house debut), Strauss’ Salome and Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra.
Alain Altinoglu is Music Director of the prestigious Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels.