Svensk Konsertdirektion AB

Michael Güttler
Conductor


Svensk Konsertdirektion AB is proud to manage Michael Güttler in Scandinavia.

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Biography

 

Born in Dresden, conductor Michael Güttler eventually moved to the front row of the young generation of conductors with his sensational substitution at short notice of Valery Gergiev in the "Ring of the Nibelung" (Wagner) and "Parsifal" at the Mariinsky Theatre in January/March 2003.

After his studies of violin, trumpet, piano and choir conducting and his studies at the Music University Carl Maria von Weber (orchestra conducting), as well as numerous master classes (e.g. with Leonard Bernstein, Sergiu Celibidache, Miltiades Caridis, Ilya Musin, Valery Gergiev) Güttler was accepted for the Förderprogramm Dirigentenforum des Deutschen Musikrates (a promotion program for young conductors). At the beginning of his international activities he won numerous conductor contests (Wettbewerb der Europäischen Gemeinschaft "Franco Capuana" Spoleto, Italy, 1996; "Bottega" Treviso, Italy, 1994; Internationales Dirgentenforum Hamm, 1993; "Conduct for Dance" London, 1993, etc.).

From 1998 to 2002 Güttler was Austria’s youngest Chief Conductor at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt. Since 2002 he has been Permanent Guest Conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre St. Petersburg ("The Ring of the Nibelung", "Tristan and Isolde", "Falstaff", "Don Carlo", "Aida", "La Traviata", "Le Nozze di Figaro", "Ariadne auf Naxos", "Lucia di Lammermoor" etc.)

Furthermore, Güttler is connected with numerous renowned orchestras and theatres in various countries where he regularly conducts: Opera National de Paris, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, Semperoper, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Dresdner Philharmonie etc. During the season 2003/04 he started his successful cooperation with Anna Netrebko e.a. "Don Giovanni", "La Traviata", "Lucia di Lammermoor" and various gala concerts.

In May 2007 Güttler celebrated a sensational success at the Paris National Opera jumping in on very short notice with "Lohengrin" (featuring Waltraud Meier and Ben Heppner). In 2008 he had his debuts with Orchestre de Paris, RAI Torino, Radio Symphony Madrid, Moscow Philharmonic, Russian National Philharmonic, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra .

In the autumn of 2010 he had a very successful debut at Vienna Staatsoper with "Rigoletto". Since then he has had a regular collaboration with this opera house in various repertoire (Rossini, Verdi, Massenet, Tchaikovsky, Strauss, Mussorgsky).

Other highlights in the last season include "Rigoletto" in Moscow, "Falstaff" in Ljubliana and “Luisa Miller” in Malmö in 2012. After his debut the Tokyo National Theater in the 2010/2011 season he was immediately re-invited for their production of "Aida" in 2013. The same year Güttler also had a very successful debut with “Nabucco” at the Bolshoi Theater in Moskow. He conducted “Norma” at the White Nights in St. Petersburg and “Flying Dutchman” at the Yekaterinnburg Opera House. 

In 2013 Güttler was announced the GMD of the National Opera in Helsinki. In the upcoming seasons he will be conduction “Don Carlo”, “Bohéme”, “Roselkavalier” (spring of 2014) as well as “Meistersinger” (April 2015). At the Vienna Staatsoper he will be conducting “Cenerentola”, “Boris Godunov”, “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”.


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Repertoire list

BACH, J.S.
- Sechs Brandenburgische Konzerte
- Johannespassion
- Matthäuspassion
- diverse Kantaten
- h-moll Messe
- Weihnachtsoratorium
- Violinkonzert a-moll
- Violinkonzert E-Dur

BARTOK, B.
- Konzert für Orchester
- Musik für Saiteninstrumente, Schlagzeug und Celesta

BEETHOVEN, L.v.
- Coriolan
- Egmont
- Fidelio
- Leonore 3
- Weihe des Hauses
- Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 ,Nr. 4
- Violinkonzert
- Sinfonien Nr. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt
- Chorfantasie

BERG, A.
- Violinkonzert

BERLIOZ, H.
- Römischer Karneval

BERNSTEIN, L.
- Sinfonie Nr. 1 "Jeremiah"

BIZET, G.
- Carmen
- L´Arlesienne Nr. 2
- Sinfonie C-Dur

BRAHMS,J.
- Deutsches Requiem
- Violinkonzert
- Sinfonien 1, 2, 4
- Ungarische Tänze
- Haydn-Variationen

BRITTEN, B.
- War Requiem

CIMAROSA, D.
- Il matrimonio segreto

DEBUSSY, C.
- Prélude à l´après-midi d´un faune
- La Mer

DELIUS, F.
- Walk to the paradise garden

DONIZETTI, G.
- Le Convenienze ed Inconvenienze teatrali

DUKAS, P.
- Der Zauberlehrling

DVORAK, A.
- Violoncellokonzert
- Sinfonien Nr. 7, 8, 9
- Scherzo capriccioso
- Slawische Tänze
- Bläserserenade
- Stabat mater

ELGAR, E.
- Streicherserenade e-moll

FRANCK, C.
- Sinfonie d-moll

GLINKA, M.
- Ruslan und Ludmilla

GRIEG, E.
- Holberg-Suite

HAYDN, J.
- Violoncellokonzert C-Dur
- Die Jahreszeiten
- Sinfonien Nr. 6, 84, 88, 92, 95, 100, 101, 104

HENZE, H.W.
- Fünf neapolitanische Lieder

JANÁCEK,L.
- Vecne Evangelium

KÖPER, K.H.
- Drei skurrile Skizzen für Pauken und Orchester

LEHAR, F.
- Eva

LORTZING,A.
- Zar und Zimmermann

MARTUCCI, G.
- Notturno
- Noveletta
- La canzone dei ricordi

MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY, F.
- Klavierkonzert Nr. 2
- Streichersinfonie Nr. 9
- Sinfonie Nr. 3, 4
- Hebriden-Ouvertüre
- Die erste Walpurgisnacht
- Musik zum Sommernachtstraum

MASSENET, J.
- Manon
- Werther

MOZART, W.A.
- Die Zauberflöte
- Don Giovanni
- Le nozze di Figaro
- Cosí fan tutte
- La Clemenza di Tito
- Flötenkonzert D-Dur
- Violinkonzert A-Dur, D-Dur, G-Dur
- Requiem
- Sinfonien A-Dur KV 201
Es-Dur.KV 543
g-moll KV 183
g-moll KV 550
Prager
Pariser
Linzer
Jupiter
- Sinfonia concertante für Bläser
- Divertimento KV 136

MUSSORGSKI, M.
- Bilder einer Ausstellung

NICOLAI, O.
- Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

OFFENBACH, J.
- Hoffmanns Erzählungen

ORFF, C.
- Carmina burana

PERGOLESI, G.
- Stabat mater

PROKOFIEV, S.
- Violinkonzert Nr. 2
- Sinfonie classique
- Peter und der Wolf

PUCCINI, G.
- Tosca
- La Bohéme
- Madama Butterfly

RAVEL, M.
- Ma mère l´oye (Ballett und Suite)
- Pavane pour une infante defunte
- La Valse

REGER, M.
- Klavierkonzert f-moll

ROSSINI, G.
- Il Barbiere di Siviglia
- La Cenerentola
- diverse Ouvertüren

ROTA, Renzo
- Colour-frame für Orchester (Uraufführung)

SARASATE, P.d.
- Zigeunerweisen

SCHÖNBERG, A.
- Verklärte Nacht

SCHOSTAKOWITSCH, D.
- Violinkonzert Nr. 1
- Sinfonien Nr. 5, 9

SCHUBERT, F.
- Sinfonien Nr. 5, 8, 9
- Rosamunde

SCHUMANN, R.
- Violoncellokonzert
- Konzertstück für 4 Hörner und Orchester
- Sinfonien Nr. 1, 3, 4

SIBELIUS, J.
- Violinkonzert
- Valse triste
- Sinfonie Nr.6

SMETANA, B.
- Die verkaufte Braut
- Die Moldau

STRAUSS, J.
- Die Fledermaus
- Nacht in Venedig
- diverse Walzer und Ouvertüren

STRAUSS, R.
- Der Bürger als Edelmann
- Aus Italien
- Don Juan
- Till Eulenspiegel
- Ariadne auf Naxos
- Rosenkavalier
- Salome

STRAWINSKY, I.
- Feuervogel (Suite)
- Jeu de cartes
- Petruschka
- Dumbarton Oaks
- Konzert in D für Streicher
- Ragtime für 11 Instrumente
- Histoire du soldat

TRITTO, G.
- Il Convitato di Pietra

TSCHAIKOWSKY, P.
- Violinkonzert
- Nußknacker-Suite
- Dornröschen Suite
- Capriccio italien
- Romeo und Julia
- Streicherserenade
- Sinfonien Nr. 5, 6
- Eugen Onegin

VERDI, G.
- Don Carlos
- Rigoletto
- Un ballo in maschera
- La Traviata
- Requiem

VIVALDI, A.
- Magnificat
- Gloria

WAGNER, R.
- Tannhäuser
- Der fliegende Holländer
- Tristan
- Der Ring des Nibelungen
- Lohengrin
- Meistersinger
- Parsifal

WALTON, W.
- Facade, Suite Nr. 1

WEBER, C.M.v.
- 1. Klarinettenkonzert f-moll
- Freischütz
- Oberon
- Peter Schmoll (Ouv.)


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Online Resources

Michael Güttler website


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