Jan Latham-Koenig

In January 2023, Jan Latham-Koenig begins his tenure as Music Director of Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires.

Opera highlights of this year include his debut at Festival della Valle d’Itria, Italy conducting a new production of Prokofiev’s The Gambler directed by Sir David Pountney. A return to Teatro Colon for a new production of Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins, Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle in September, Verdi’s La traviata in Dublin with the National Opera Theatre Brno and the RTE National Symphony Orchestra, and his debut at The Atlanta Opera with Mozart’s Don Giovanni.

As a symphonic conductor, Jan Latham-Koenig returns to the Zagreb Philharmonic and the Buenos Aires Philharmonic this autumn.

In recent seasons Jan Latham-Koenig conducted Carmen with Tokyo Nikikai Opera Foundation and collaborated with world-leading architect Santiago Calatrava first design for opera on a new production of Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites in Turin. He directed the Arena di Verona Orchestra for Zefferelli’s last unrealized production of Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House Oman, and he guest conducted the Cape Town Philharmonic and Opera, performing Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers and Britten’s Turn of the Screw.

Throughout his career, Jan Latham-Koenig has held many music director positions including most recently the Flanders Symphony Orchestra in Bruges, Belgium and the Filarmonica del Teatro Regio, Turin. Other positions include Artistic Director of the Orquesta Filarmónica de la UNAM, Mexico City Orchestra of Porto, Teatro Municipal in Santiago, Chile, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg and Opéra National du Rhin.

In 2020 he was awarded the OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to music.

Debut Production : Don Giovanni, 2023

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