Michael Schønwandt appointed Principal Conductor of the Opéra Orchestre National de Montpellier26.01.15
Michael Schønwandt will take up the position of Principal Conductor in Montpellier in September 2015. He will conduct four symphonic programmes and a staged opera production each season. He has enjoyed a close artistic collaboration with the orchestra in recent seasons and is delighted to be able to develop this further in years to come.
Michael Schønwandt is currently conducting Ariadne auf Naxos at the Bastille in Paris, following which he will conduct a new production of Nielsen’s Saul og David for the Royal Opera in Copenhagen, before returning to Covent Garden in July for Falstaff.