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A Tudor Trilogy: Enrique Mazzola conducts ‘Roberto Devereux’ in Amsterdam

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This evening, Maestro Mazzola conducts the opening night of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux at the Nationale Opera Amsterdam with performances running until 6th May. Having previously conducted Anna Bolena and Maria Stuarda in Amsterdam, Mazzola returns to complete the Tudor trilogy with Roberto Devereux. Mazzola is joined in the pit by the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra andRead more ›

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Mazzola extends his contract as MD of Lyric Opera of Chicago to 2031

Italian conductor Enrique Mazzola renews his partnership with the Lyric Opera of Chicago into the next decade, it was announced today. Since becoming Music Director in September 2021, Mazzola has led the company in numerous critically acclaimed productions, including Sir David McVicar’s new production of Verdi’s Macbeth: “Mazzola was firmly in command” (Musical America). OtherRead more ›

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Enrique Mazzola: AIDA – Opera at its grandest!

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Tomorrow, Enrique Mazzola conducts the opening night of Francesca Zambello’s striking production of Verdi’s Aida at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Aida, one of Verdi’s most glorious scores brings us the grandest of triumphal marches, contrasted with scenes of riveting intimacy for the principal characters. Michelle Bradley and Russell Thomas are the two main protagonistsRead more ›

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Enrique Mazzola conducts “Champion” in Chicago

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Lyric Opera of Chicago’s music director Enrique Mazzola conducts the Chicago premiere of “Champion”.  Six-time Grammy Award winning composer Terence Blanchard’s first opera (libretto by Michael Cristofer), premiered in St Louis in 2013 and tells the true story of welterweight boxer Emile Griffith.  This “opera in jazz” features a superb cast including Reginald Smith, Jr.Read more ›

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Enrique Mazzola’s Donizetti in Berlin

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Tonight Italian Maestro Enrique Mazzola conducts the opening night of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena at Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he is Principal Guest Conductor. With a star cast featuring the likes of Federica Lombardi, this much-anticipated David Alden production runs until 26 December. This concludes a wonderful year for Enrique who has conducted critically-acclaimed new productions in Amsterdam,Read more ›

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Mazzola conducts Wagner at the Lyric

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This weekend Enrique conducts the opening night of The Flying Dutchman at Chicago Lyric Opera House. The electrifying production by Christopher Alden features a star cast including Tamara Wilson and Tomasz Konieczny. This kicks off a busy season for Enrique which includes other major productions in Berlin (Anna Bolena), Amsterdam (Roberto Devereux) as well asRead more ›

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Enrique Mazzola at Bregenzer Festspiel

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Toi toi toi! This evening Italian Maestro Enrique Mazzola conducts the first of three performances of Verdi’s Ernani at Bregenzer Festspielhaus, and tomorrow evening sees him conduct the opening night of Puccini’s heartbreaking opera, Madama Butterfly, at the beautiful lakeside Seebühne. The colourful and atmospheric production from Andreas Homoki runs until 20th August.

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Mazzola at Dutch National Opera

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Italian Maestro Enrique Mazzola conducts the opening night of Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda at Dutch National Opera this weekend. This new production, by Jetske Mijnssen, promises to be a hugely successful project with a stellar cast including Aigul Akhmetshina in the role of Elizabeth. Performances run until 28 May, after which time Enrique travels to BerlinRead more ›

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Mazzola at Zurich Opera

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Internationally-renowned conductor Enrique Mazzola conducts the opening night of ‘Roberto Devereux’ at Zurich Opera this evening. The dramatic new production by David Alden brings Donizetti’s rarely-performed masterpiece to life with a stellar cast featuring Stephen Costello, Inga Kalna and the Philharmonia Zurich in the pit. This production completes the Donizetti ‘Queens’ trilogy at Opernhaus Zürich,Read more ›

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Enrique Mazzola joins JBM

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JBM is delighted to welcome conductor Enrique Mazzola to the roster for worldwide general management. He is Music Director at Lyric Opera, Chicago and also holds titles at Deutsche Oper Berlin and Bregenzer Festspiele. Enrique is currently on tour with the Orchestre National de France and returns to the Royal Festival Hall on 18 JanuaryRead more ›

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