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Dominic Limburg

Dominic Limburg, a Swiss conductor, studied piano and singing before graduating in Johannes Schlaefli´s renowned conducting class in Zurich. From his first position as staff conductor at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, he was appointed as staff conductor and assistant to Sir Donald Runnicles at the Deutsche Oper Berlin from 2021 to 2024. His successful association with the Deutsche Oper Berlin continues to this day, where he still conducts regularly as a guest. Notably, his recent debut with a new production of Handel´s ALCINA at Oper Wuppertal was highly acclaimed by critics and audiences.

Mr. Limburg has already conducted an extensive operatic repertoire, including “Fidelio”, “Wozzeck”,“La Bohème”, “Carmen”, “Anna Bolena”, “L´Elisir d´Amore”, “Hansel and Gretel”, “Pagliacci”, “The Magic Flute”, “Don Giovanni”, “Les contes d´Hoffmann”, “La Traviata”, “Rigoletto” as well as the “The Flying Dutchman”.

Throughout his still young career, he already looks back on successful collaborations with internationally renowned soloists and stage directors, including Michael Volle, Nina Stemme, Klaus Florian Vogt, Joseph Calleja as well as Stefan Herheim, Tobias Kratzer, Keith Warner and Jossi Wieler.

Engagements as a guest conductor include the Royal Opera House Muscat, the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, the Staatstheater Meiningen, the Staatsoper Hannover, among others. He conducted the Swiss National Youth Orchestra in 2021 on a tour to the major concert halls in Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Bern.

Dominic Limburg has also been chief conductor of the Zurich Chamber Philharmonic since 2019, where he is committed to supporting young musicians and soloists.