Omer Meir Wellber conducts the premiere of “Die Zauberflöte” (October 2020)

Omer Meir Wellber will lead the premiere of the new production of “Die Zauberflöte” on November 1, 2020. This grand opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was newly staged by Josef E. Köpplinger.

Beforehand Omer Meir Wellber spoke with the dramaturg Johann Casimir Eule, the interview can be found here.

“Die Zauberflöte” overview:

November 1, 2020, 18.00    Dresden, Semperoper
Staatskapelle Dresden
Mozart: Zauberflöte              Premiere

More information can be found here.

Omer Meir Wellber back in Leipzig (October 2020)

Omer Meir Wellber returns to the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig with a special program. On October 25 and 26 he will present Eight Seasons together with the Sinfonietta Leipzig and the mandolinist Jacob Reuven. He will conduct the Seasons of Piazzolla and Vivaldi himself on the accordion and harpsichord. The same concert will also be presented on October 29 at the Semperoper Dresden.READ MORE

Midori and Omer Meir Wellber in Palermo (September 2020)

On September 25, violinist Midori and Omer Meir Wellber will present a joint program of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in two concerts at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, one at 5 p.m. and one at 9 p.m. (CET). The latter will be livestreamed on Teatro Massimo Web TV. With this concert, Midori begins her Artist in Residence at the Teatro Massimo. A matinée concert will follow on September 26th at 11 a.m. with chamber music works by Bach and Schnittke, together with musicians from the orchestra of the Teatro Massimo and music director Omer Meir Wellber himself at the piano.READ MORE

Omer Meir Wellber at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo (September 2020)

In the coming days Omer Meir Wellber will conduct two concerts at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo.

13 September          Palermo, Teatro Massimo Orchestra del Teatro Massimo
Mozart: Coronation Mass
Schönberg: Survivors of Warsaw

You can watch the concert here.

On 16 September Omer Meir Wellber will present a special programme of Vivaldi and Piazzolla, together with the mandolinist Jacob Reuven and himself on the harpsichord and accordion.

16 September           Palermo, Teatro Massimo Orchestra del Teatro Massimo
Piazzolla/Vivaldi: Jahreszeiten
Jacob Reuven – Mandolin

Omer Meir Wellber with the MKO in Munich on Sunday (August 2020)

On Sunday, Omer Meir Wellber and the Munich Chamber Orchestra (MKO) will beginn their new concert season. In the Himmelfahrtskirche in Munich the concert will take place with a reduced audience and will be played two times. The Mandolinist Jacob Reuven will also be a guest at this concert and will play Vivaldi’s Concert for Mandolin. Together with him and the Sinfonietta Leipzig, Omer Meir Wellber will present a special program from Vivaldi and Piazzolla also at the harpsichord and accordion in October in Leipzig.

The concert is sold out, but it will be recorded by BR and broadcast on October 22. READ MORE

Omer Meir Wellber and the BBC Philharmonic launch new in-conversation series (July 2020)

First series of The Music Room: Reflecting Beethoven set to launch online on Thursday 16 July, 9pm (CET)

The series features musicians from the BBC Philharmonic and special guests including Craig Charles, Maureen Lipman, Stephen Hough, Sally Beamish, Lorenzo Mariani, Fredun Mazaheri, Tom Redmond and Laura Tunbridge

The BBC Philharmonic is set to release “The Music Room” as of tomorrow 16 July weekly, a filmed online in-conversation series hosted by Chief Conductor Omer Meir Wellber that begins by exploring each of Beethoven’s nine symphonies.READ MORE

Omer Meir Wellber at the Teatro Massimo di Palermo: ARTE Concert presents Ella Milch-Sheriff’s The Eternal Stranger and Beethoven’s Mass in C Major on 5 July (July 2020)

The festival Sotto una nuova luce of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo “opens” the cultural scene in Palermo after the Corona shutdown with scenic performances at the Teatro as well as open air events at the Teatro della Verdura – Omer Meir Wellber conducts the choir and orchestra of the Teatro Massimo. Ella Milch-Sheriff’s monodrama “The Eternal Stranger” is followed ‘attacca’ by Beethoven’s Mass in C major. The concert will be streamed on ARTE Concert as well as Radio 3 RAI and Teatro Massimo TV LIVE on 5 July at 9:30 pm (MESZ). The stream will be available until 12 July worldwide and until the end of the year in Europe. READ MORE