EDO DE WAART
Edo de Waart is chief conductor of the Royal Flemish Philharmonic, music director of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, conductor laureate of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and artistic partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. In addition to his present positions, Edo de Waart has held posts with the Sydney Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Minnesota and Rotterdam Philharmonic orchestras and he continues to return to each orchestra regularly. His recent and future guest conducting highlights include performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. The next few seasons see him continue his relationships with the Sydney Symphony and the Melbourne and NHK symphony orchestras. De Waart has a large and varied operatic repertoire, having conducted in many of the great houses of the world, including Geneva Opera, Opéra de Bastille and Metropolitan Opera New York. His most recent return to the Metropolitan Opera for performances of Der Rosenkavalier received excellent reviews.