Debut with Óbudai Danubia Zenekar

Benjamin will make his debut with the Óbudai Danubia Zenekar and the New Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir at the Budapest Music Centre, conducting Handel’s late masterpiece, “Alceste”. The first performance will be streamed live on music website Fidelio. Further details here.

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Return to the Polish National Opera in Warsaw

After great success there in 2016, Benjamin returns to Warsaw to conduct Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito at the Polish National Opera. Benjamin, who is quickly becoming one of the most important young foreign conductors working in Poland - appearing frequently with Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra, Warsaw Chamber Opera and Wratislavia Cantans - leads this production (a co-production with La Monnaie, Brussels) with performances on March 11th, 13th, 15th & 18th.

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Critical success in Edinburgh

Benjamin made his conducting debut in Edinburgh's Usher Hall with the Edinburgh Royal Choral Union's annual performance (the 131st) of Handel's "Messiah", which garnered a rave review in Scotland's Herald

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Debut with Orchestra Rossini in Pesaro

Benjamin will make his debut with the Orchestra G.Rossini in Pesaro, conducting a concert with the acclaimed mezzo soprano Anna Bonitatibus as soloist. Organised by the Fondazione Rossini, the program explores the tradition of "La Gran Scena" and features music by Rossini, Generali and Mayr. 

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Return to the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

Following the enormous success in February 2016 of Benjamin’s debut with the Hong Kong Philharmonic - directing all six of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos and playing the fiendishly difficult solo harpsichord part of the fifth - he has been invited back this season to direct a special performance of Purcell’s timeless opera Dido & Aeneas.

 

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