Spanish-born Jesús Lopez Cobos’s illustrious career has taken him to centers of music around the world. Mr. López-Cobos recently completed a seven year tenure as Music Director of the Teatro Real in Madrid. He maintains the title of Conductor Emeritus of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, having served as the orchestra’s Music Director from 1986-2001. Mr. López-Cobos previously served as General Music Director of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and Music Director of Switzerland’s famed Lausanne Chamber Orchestra.
— 1 April 2015
Jesús López-Cobos leads a spectacular new production of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Vienna Staatsoper this spring. Mr. López-Cobos is a mainstay at the house, having recently led critically acclaimed performances of La Cenerentola, Nabucco, and Manon in recent seasons. Juan Diego Flórez sings Ernesto, Michele Pertusi is featured in the title role, Alessio Arduini is Dr. Malatesta, and Valentina Naforniţa sings Norina to round out the cast, with director Irina Brook. Performances take place April 26 & 29, and May 2, 5, 8 & 11.
— 4 January 2015
Jesús López-Cobos is now represented worldwide by Intermusica, a prestigious artists’ management company based in London and widely regarded as a leading agency across the field of classical music. Mr. López-Cobos joins the company’s incredible roster, which boasts some of the world’s foremost conductors, musicians, and composers. For more information visit his artist page, which also includes contact information for his management team.
— 4 November 2014
Jesús López-Cobos led a spectacular international cast, along with the Münchener Opernchor and Orchester, in a concert performance of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor in 2013, which will now be released as a 2-CD set on the Warner Classics label on November 24. This live recording features the voices of Diana Damrau in the title role, Joseph Calleja as Edgardo, and Nicolas Testé as Raimondo.