Henrik Nánási


General music director of the Komische Oper Berlin from 2012 to 2017, Nánási began the 2019|20 season in San Francisco (The Marriage of Figaro), subsequently undertaking Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (Barcelona). Following Madama Butterfly, he leads La traviata (Madrid) and Eugene Onegin (Munich). Highlights last season included his Metropolitan Opera debut (Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle), as well as his return to London’s Royal Opera (Simon Boccanegra) and the Opéra National de Paris (The Magic Flute). He also led Otello (Frankfurt), The Magic Flute (Rome), and Iolanta (Valencia), as well as concerts with the major orchestras of Atlanta, Toulouse, and Essen, among others. Nánási’s artistry has also earned acclaim at the Verona Arena, Zurich Opera House, Hamburg State Opera, Frankfurt Opera, and Dresden Semperoper. He has worked with the RadioSymphonieorchester Wien, Bruckner Orchester Linz, the Orquestra de la Comunitata Valenciana, and the orchestras of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro La Fenice, Teatro Massimo Palermo, and Naples’s Teatro San Carlo.

Previously at Lyric: Madama Butterfly (2019|20); The Marriage of Figaro (2015|16).

Last updated: February 6, 2020
Photo: Henry Fair