Daniel Oren

Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, he studied singing, piano and cello since childhood. At the age of 13, his musical talent was recognised internationally: He was chosen by Leonard Bernstein to sing the solo of Chichester Psalms on Israeli television (1968). At the age of 17, Daniel Oren began studying conducting at the Hochschule in Berlin. In 1975 he won first prize at the Herbert Von Karajan International Conducting Competition (Berlin). In 1978 he began conducting in the United States at the Festival of Two Worlds, while at the same time embarking on a career in Italy, where he was appointed Music Director of the Teatro Dell'Opera in Rome in 1978. In Italy, he has also served as music director at Teatro Verdi in Trieste, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa and Teatro San Carlo in Naples. He is a guest conductor at theatres and institutions in Europe, Asia and America.

Among others, the Teatro alla Scala, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Covent Garden in London, the Vienna State Opera, the great opera houses of San Francisco, Houston, Buenos Aires, Paris, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Munich Radio Philharmonic. Daniel Oren is now recognised worldwide, opera audiences for his unique interpretations of Verdi and Puccini's masterpieces. Daniel Oren has worked with some of the world's most famous opera singers, including Alfredo Kraus, José Carreras, Pavarotti, Domingo, Mirella Freni, Raina Kabaivanska, Gena Dimitrova, Renato Bruson, Marcelo Alvarez, Leo Nucci, Diana Damrau, and many others. He has recorded for RCA, Decca, Arthaus Musik, TDK and other well-known labels. Among them a live recording of Tosca at the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome, starring Luciano Pavarotti and Raina Kabaivanska, repeated in Vienna and Turin. He served as Music Director at the Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv and was later appointed Chief Conductor. Since 2007 he has been Artistic Director of the Teatro Municipale Giuseppe Verdi in Salerno. In 2019, he became Music Director of the Arena di Verona Opera Festival.

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concerts featuring Daniel Oren