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.
— 3 February 2013
On June 22nd, 2013 Jesús López-Cobos will conduct in the Auditorio Nacional of Madrid all Beethoven Symphonies on the occasion of the international day of music. The orchestras will be the Joven Orquesta Nacional de Espana the Orquesta Sinfonica de Madrid and the Orquesta y Coro nacionales de Espana.
— 1 February 2013
In September and October 2013 Jesús López-Cobos will give his debut at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse with 6 performances of Massenet's Manon. Natalie Dessay sings Manon.