Jonathan Darlington, Conductor
April 2013

Liebe Besucherinnen und Besucher!

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November 2012
Rake in Paris

Some late news…JD took over recently at short notice at the Paris Opera for the last three performances of the Rake’s Progress. “A totally unexpected, but wonderfully rewarding challenge” is how he put it. He had literally five hours notice and hadn’t conducted the work in over ten years!

September 2012


Läuft schon in Frankfurt…. Lust eine Vorstellung zu besuchen?
Video zu „Vanessa“

Bis bald!

Mai 2012
Save the Philharmonic and let the Rhein opera flourish

Save the Philharmonic

JD makes his appeal to help the Duisburger Philharmoniker survive. Click on the link

and sign the petitions on the Deutsche oper am Rhein or Duisburger Philharmoniker websites.

Mai 2012

This is URGENT…….. The future of the Duisburger Philharmoniker is at stake……Please sign the online petition to help save this wonderful institution which, after more than 140 years, is under serious threat from cultural budgetary cuts in the city.

März 2012

ArtMusic meets Jonathan Darlington 2:56ArtMusic meets Jonathan Darlingtonby ArtMusicAustralia

Click on the box to see JD talk about some  ”conducting issues” on a short video taken

recently by on his latest trip down under.

März 2012

Warsaw concert poster March '12After wonderful concerts in Berlin with the Konzerthaus Orchester and Tabea Zimmermann, JD is in Warsaw with the Warsaw Philharmonic and Xavier De Maistre.   more …

Januar 2012
Politically Correct?

JD’s opening night of a very colourful Magic Flute production for Opera Australia has just been and gone. What you may ask has a picture of Angelo Soliman got to do with it all. more …

Januar 2012
Frohes und friedliches neues Jahr 2012

‘A world that has produced a Mozart is a world worth saving. What a picture of a better world you have given us Mozart. ‘   Franz Schubert.

‘In my dreams of heaven I always see the great masters gathered in a huge hall in which they all reside. Only Mozart has his own suite!’    Victor Borge.

JD is preparing ‘The Magic Flute’ for  Opera Australia in Sydney opening on January 6th.

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Dezember 2011
(English) From Mozart to Mozart…….

JD is in Australia now following on his recent Entführung in Geneva. Here he reflects on a singer’s perennial plight and offers a thought or two concerning Entführung…….

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