DAVID STERN

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HUMPERDINCK – HÄNSEL & GRETEL

December 6th, 7th & 8th 2019 – Palm Beach Opera

Ending 2019, David Stern will conduct Humperdinck’s masterpiece in the Delray Beach’s Crest Theatre starring Palm Beach Opera’s Benenson Young Artists and Apprentice Artists. This production sung in English will have three performances on December 6, 7 and 8th.

CESTI & CAVALLI – SHANGHAI CAMERATA

December 12th 2019 – Shanghai Symphony Hall – Recital Hall

David Stern will collaborate with China’s first baroque ensemble, the Shanghai Camerata, founded by Menglin Gao, and a trio of excellent chinese singers, Lei Xu, Yajie Zhang and Meili Li. The program will consist of two of the main composers who followed Monteverdi, Antonio Cesti and Francesco Cavalli. Their compositions take the traditions of the early 17th century and transform them into a more lively form of opera. The subjects are often sensual and comic and were considered more contemporary to their public.

PUCCINI – TURANDOT

© Todd Rosenberg 2017

January 24th – 26th 2020 – Palm Beach Opera

David Stern will open Palm Beach Opera’s 2019/2020 season featuring an adventurous musical score and one of the most iconic opera arias of all time, “Nessun Dorma,” Giacomo Puccini’s final masterpiece presents a sweeping story of passion, perseverance, and peril.

Calendar

Season 2019/20

Humperdinck – Hänsel & Gretel – Palm Beach Opera

Start date: 6th December 2019

End date: 8th December 2019

Time: 6/12 - 19h // 7/12 - 17h // 8/12 - 14h

Location: Delray Beach Crest's Theatre

2019/20

Stage direction – Fenlon Lamb

Shanghai Camerata

Date: 12th December 2019

Time: 20:00

2019/20

Arias and sinfonias from Antonio Cesti and Francesco Cavalli’s operas

Puccini – Turandot

Start date: 24th January 2020

End date: 26th January 2020

Time: 19h30 / 14h

Location: Kravis Center For the Performing Arts - Palm Beach Opera

2019/20

Palm Beach Opera

Stage direction – Keturah Stickann

Biography

David Stern's musical leadership is spread across three continents. Whether conducting a major symphony orchestra, baroque opera, teaching vocal master classes or defending cultural activities, Stern keeps his musicians, students and audiences riveted by sharing his strong musical convictions, his flexibility of approach and his belief that music is relevant and indeed essential in today's world. He is the founder and director of the Paris-based opera studio and  period-instrument ensemble Opera Fuoco, as well as artistic adviser and chief conductor of the Shanghai Baroque Festival and chief conductor of the Palm Beach Opera in Florida.

Collaborations

Press

David Stern’s interview for PRO OPERA Mexico & Latin-America

“A society without music loses its oxygen” 

To read the full interview, click here

Strauss – Die Fledermaus

“But what keeps this work alive is the music. Led by chief conductor David Stern, the performance was full of energy and personality, with vigorous duets and trios on stage and another fine outing by the orchestra, with creamy string playing and lively winds and brass. To the company’s credit, they took a traditional approach to the famous overture, leaving the curtain down and doing nothing to distract from the orchestra’s buoyant performance of Strauss’s great concert piece.”

David Fleshler – 23/03/2019

South Florida Classical Review

Discography

Berenice, che fai ?

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OPERA FUOCO – APARTÉ

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Cantates Romantiques

Cherubini, Boisselot, Hérold

Karine Deshayes  / Opera Fuoco

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ZANAIDA

Johann Christian Bach

Opera Fuoco / Zig-Zag Territoires / Outhere

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