Concerts in Italy and a return to the Vienna State Opera

— 1 February 2016

Concerts in Italy and a return to the Vienna State Opera

Jesús López-Cobos leads the Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano and Trento in two performances this season, featuring Mozart’s Overture to Idomeneo and the aria “Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio!” with soprano Anu Komsi, Britten’s Les illuminations, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”). Concerts take place on February 23 at the Bolzano Auditorium, and on February 24 in Trento at the Auditorium.

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American Concert Tour

— 20 October 2015

American Concert Tour

Following several appearances throughout Europe, Jesús López Cobos travels to North America in early 2016 to lead some of the continent's most acclaimed orchestras. He returns to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra from January 22-24, with a programme featuring Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1 with pianist Garrick Ohlsson, Dvořák's Eighth Symphony, and the West Coast premiere of Halffter's Tiento del primer tono y batalla imperial.

Come for: The darkly powerful and sweeping First Piano Concerto by Brahms, one of his earlier successes, played by a Grammy-winning pianist with more than 80 concertos in his repertory.
And more: The optimism and joviality of the Eighth Symphony by Dvořák,

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Lucia di Lammermoor in Liège

— 15 October 2015

Lucia di Lammermoor in Liège

Jesús López Cobos travels to Belgium this winter, to lead performances of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie. Performances take place November 17, 20, 22, 25 & 28 and December 1 at the spectacular Théâtre Royal. This new production, directed by Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera, features Annick Massis in the title role, Celso Albelo as Edgardo, and Ivan Thirion as Enrico.

Lucia   Annick Massis
Sir Edgardo di Ravenswood   Celso Albelo
Lord Enrico Ashton   Ivan Thirion
Raimondo   Roberto Tagliavini
Lord Arturo Bucklaw   Pietro Picone
Alisa   Alexise Yerna
Normanno   Papuna Tchuradze

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Jesús López-Cobos joins Intermusica roster

— 25 March 2015

Jesús López-Cobos joins Intermusica roster

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. 

Don Pasquale at the Vienna Staatsoper

— 1 March 2015

Don Pasquale at the Vienna Staatsoper

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.

The May 8 performance will also be streamed live in HD, through the Vienna State Opera’s online service and Smart TV app.