Robert Reimer

Conductor

Highlights

  • 2014 Manon at Copenhagen Opera Festival with Patricia Petibon and Jean Francois  
  • 2014 Last performance of Vladimir Malakhov as Intendant of the Berlin Staatsballett at Staatsoper Berlin
  • 2014 Final Gala Concert Copenhagen Opera Festival broadcasted live on Danish TV DR-DK
  • 2012-13 CD-recording with German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra of "Les Ballets Rusess -Vol. 9"
  • 2011-12 Katja Kabánova at Staatsoper Stuttgart in the production by Jossie Wieler and Sergio Morabito

Biography

Robert Reimer is a regular guest in many international opera houses, including the Berlin Staatsoper, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Staatsoper Stuttgart, Royal Danish Opera and the Gran Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona, conducting operas such as Der Freischütz, Die Zauberflöte and Katja Kabánova, as well as ballet productions - Nutcracker, Swanlake, Peer Gynt and Onegin.

Born in Luxembourg, Robert received his first engagement as pianist and assistant to the music director at the Hessian State Theatre Darmstadt even before finishing his studies in Cologne and Düsseldorf. In his position as Kapellmeister, he conducted numerous opera and ballet performances and assisted many internationally renowned conductors: C. Eschenbach, S. Cambreling, M. Albrecht, M. Boder, J. Belohlavek, M. Schönwandt, R. Frühbeck de Burgos and D. Callegari at the Salzburg Festival and the opera houses of Paris, Copenhagen, Leipzig, Barcelona, Genève, Antwerp, Ghent and Brussels.


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Subsequently he was invited to conduct in opera houses such as Cologne, Essen, Wuppertal, Leipzig, Copenhagen, Oslo and Düsseldorf/Duisburg, where he debuted with Don Giovanni

His repertoire ranges from rare opera titles to works from the more standard repertoire, including Les dialogues des Carmelites (by F. Poulenc), Ariadne auf Naxos (by R. Strauss), Katya Kabanova (by Leos Janacek), Le nozze di Figaro, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Lucia di Lammermoor, La Traviata and Die Fledermaus. Furthermore he has conducted some of the most popular ballets such as Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty at the Leipzig Opera, which was recorded for German TV (MDR) and broadcast on ARTE in 2004.

As a symphonic conductor Robert Reimer has worked with many important orchestras, such as the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester, the RSO Frankfurt, the Luxemburg Philharmonic, the Philharmonic Orchestra Strasbourg, the Royal Danish Orchestra, the Basel Sinfonietta or the Tonkünstlerorchester Niederösterreich. Record label "Hänssler Classic" published a CD conducted by him in their famous edition of "les ballets russes"(vol. 9) with the German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and music by D. Milhaud, H. Sauguet and D. Scarlatti. 

Recent engagements include the world premiere of The Little Mermaid at Finnish National Opera, Onegin in Copenhagen and Malmö, as well as Schubert’s Winterreise (H. Zender) at Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg and the Opéra Comique in Paris.


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Upcoming Events

Robert Reimer at Finnish National Opera

This season, Robert Reimer conducts 2 productions with 25 performances at Finnish National Opera:

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Premiere on December 2nd, 2016, performances: December 7, 10 (14h and 18h), 13, 15, 17 (14h and 18h), 20, 21, 22, 2016, January 4, 6, 7, 2017.

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Swan Lake

Premiere February 17, 2017, performances February 18, 23, 25, March 2, 4, 9, 11, 30, April 5, 8, 2017

 

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