10 June 2013 at 5.17pm | Comment on this article
Greek-born conductor Teodor Currentzis has withdrawn from conducting performances of Tosca in May 2014. The performances will now be conducted by Italian conductor Oleg Caetani, marking his conducting debut with The Royal Opera.
Oleg’s recent performances have included La bohème for ENO, Madama Butterfly in Berlin and for ENO, Don Carlos and La Voix humaine in Cologne and Oedipe in Bucharest. He regularly conducts Staatskapelle Dresden, the Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Munich Philharmonic, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Gewandhausorchester in Leipzig, Wiener Symphoniker, Orchestre National de Radio France and RAI National Symphonic Orchestra.
His future engagements include Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk for Norwegian National Opera, as well as concerts with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Metropolitan Orchestra Tokyo, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and St Petersburg Philharmonic.
Further performances of Tosca on 16, 19, 21 and 26 June 2014 will be conducted by Plácido Domingo.