Erik Nielsen appointed Music Director of the Theater Basel from 2016/1729.10.14
It was announced in Basel on October 28th that Erik Nielsen will take up the position of Music Director of the Theater Basel with effect from the 2016/17 season. The announcement was made jointly by Andreas Beck and Laura Berman, respectively Intendant and Opera Director of the Theater Basel from 2015/16. Apart from his role in leading the musical activities of the Theater Basel, Erik Nielsen will also give concerts each season with the Basel Symphony Orchestra.
He made his debut in the theatre last season when he conducted a new production of Eugene Onegin.