Maestro Paul Nadler

Maestro Paul Nadler has distinguished himself as one of the world’s most respected symphonic and operatic conductors. Since his debut in 1989, he has led more than 60 performances at the Metropolitan Opera, conducting such stars as Luciano Pavarotti and Plácido Domingo. At the Met he conducted DvořákRusalka (Renée Fleming and Piotr Beczala) as well as a new production of Strauss’s Die Fledermaus. Other Met performances include Eugene Onegin (Renée Fleming, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and Ramon Vargas) and Roméo et Juliette (Anna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani), as well as Tosca in Montreal and Naples, Florida, among others. Additional credits include his debut with the National Opera of Bucharest in Carmen and Don Giovanni, as well as productions with opera companies in Indianapolis, Utah, Calgary, Minnesota, Syracuse, Orlando, and Glimmerglass. Maestro Nadler returned to Opera Montréal for performances of Turandot and conducted La Bohème at Indiana University as well as The Merry Widow and Ernani at the Metropolitan Opera. He is principal guest conductor of the Filarmonica de Stat Iasi (Romania) and also conducted gala performances in Beijing and in Alice Tully Hall for I Sing Beijing. He led concerts with the Israel Chamber Orchestra, Orquestra de Navarra, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, and the orchestras of Bucharest, Iasi, and Brasov (Romania). His international engagements include conducting the Hong Kong Opera as well as performances in Plovdiv, Varna, and Russe (Bulgaria). In December 2002, he conducted at the Kennedy Center Awards ceremony in honor of James Levine. In 1974, Maestro Nadler founded the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, where he remained as music director and conductor through 1983.

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