Dan Ettinger Israeli conductor born 1971

Dan Ettinger Israeli conductor born 1971

Dan Ettinger Israeli conductor  made his Royal Opera debut in 2010 conducting Rigoletto and has since returned to conduct La traviata and La bohème for the Company. Ettinger started piano lessons aged five, and later studied the double bass and took singing lessons. He continued his vocal training at the Rubin Academy of Music at Tel-Aviv University and went on to sing as a professional baritone in Israel. He joined the faculties of the Rubin Academy of Music and the Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem as a vocal coach and accompanist, before concentrating on conducting. After working as house conductor and chorus master at the Israeli Opera, he became Assistant to Daniel Barenboim, and then resident conductor at the Berlin State Opera. He is currently Music Director of Mannheim Opera House, Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Israel Symphony Orchestra and Chief Conductor of the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra.Dan Ettinger Israeli conductor born 1971

Dan Ettinger was descended from Romanian immigrants to Israel — his father and grandmother are Holocaust survivors — and he grew up in the Tel Aviv suburb of Holon. Ettinger began taking piano lessons at the age of five.  He received his musical training at the Thelma Yellin High School the Arts in Givatayim.   Ettinger made a career as a baritone at the Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv, until he was offered for  a position as choir director.  From 2002 to 2003, he was co-principal guest conductor of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra and conducted works such as Berlioz Symphonie fantastique, Mahler’s 4th Symphony and Mozart’s Requiem. 

From 2003 to 2009 Dan Ettinger was Daniel Barenboim’s assistant and Kapellmeister at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin  and he was Generalmusikdirektor of the Mannheim National Theatre from 2009 to 2016. 

From 2005 to 2012 and again since 2018, Dan Ettinger has been chief conductor of the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion and music director of the Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv.  He became principal conductor of the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra in 2015.  His current Stuttgart contract is through 2023.  He made numerous opera guest performances from Covent Garden in London to the Vienna State Opera to the Metropolitan Opera in New York.  

Dan Ettinger’s operatic engagements have included Der Ring des Nibelungen, Tosca,Falstaff, La bohème and L’Amour des trois oranges (Mannheim), Aida, Otello and Carmen (Vienna State Opera), La traviata, Le nozze di Figaro and La bohème (Bavarian State Opera), Die Fledermaus (New National Theatre, Tokyo), Le nozze di Figaro (Paris Opéra) and La bohème and Turandot (Metropolitan Opera, New York).

Dan Ettinger also works regularly with leading orchestras in concert, and has conducted the Israel Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Mannheim Opera House and the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, in repertory including works by Holst, Ravel, Orff and Tchaikovsky.

Metropolitan Opera

[Met Performance] CID:353075 
Le Nozze di Figaro {442}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/22/2009
Debuts: Dan Ettinger, Emma Bell, Jennifer Johnson Cano
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:353081
Le Nozze di Figaro {443}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/26/2009
[Met Performance] CID:353089
Le Nozze di Figaro {444}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/01/2009
[Met Performance] CID:353097
Le Nozze di Figaro {445}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/05/2009
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:353108
Le Nozze di Figaro {446}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/09/2009
[Met Performance] CID:354549 
Turandot {287}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/26/2012
Debuts: Ryan Speedo Green, Oriada Islami Prifti
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:354556
Turandot {288}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/29/2012
[Met Performance] CID:354566
Turandot {289}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/03/2012
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:354570
Turandot {290}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/06/2012
[Met Performance] CID:354619
Turandot {291}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/02/2012
Debut: Janai Brugger
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:354632
Turandot {292}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/05/2012
[Met Performance] CID:354644
Turandot {293}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/09/2012
[Met Performance] CID:354761
Turandot {294}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/02/2013
[Met Performance] CID:354770
Turandot {295}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/07/2013
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:354780
Turandot {296}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/10/2013
[Met Performance] CID:356237
La Bohème {1281}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/06/2016
Debus: Maria Agresta, Kihwan Sim
[Met Performance] CID:356245
La Bohème {1282}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/09/2016
[Met Performance] CID:356248
La Bohème {1283}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/13/2016
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:356257
La Bohème {1284}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/16/2016
[Met Performance] CID:356261
La Bohème {1285}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/19/2016
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:356434
La Bohème {1286}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/15/2016
Debut: Roberto Tagliavini
[Met Performance] CID:356443
La Bohème {1287}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/21/2016
[Met Performance] CID:356447
La Bohème {1288}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/25/2016
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:356454
La Bohème {1289}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/29/2016
[Met Performance] CID:356463
La Bohème {1290}
Metropolitan Opera House; 05/05/2016

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