German conductor Joana Mallwitz is celebrated by critics as an “exceptionally talented conductor”, able from her position in the orchestra pit to shape and animate the musical action like a “stage designer in sound”. From 2018 until 2023, Mallwitz held the post of General Music Director at the Staatstheater Nuremberg, a position she had held previously at Theater Erfurt. As of season 2023-24, Joana Mallwitz will become artistic director and chief conductor of the Konzerthausorchester Berlin. She has been a guest conductor of several major opera houses and orchestras, including the Salzburg Festival, Bayerische Staatsoper, Oper Frankfurt, Opernhaus Zurich, Den Norske Opera and The Royal Opera in London.
DNO debut: Rusalka (June 2023)
- The opera Rusalka can be seen at Dutch National Opera & Ballet from 2 to 25 June: