Michael Boder was educated at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg and continued his studies in Florence. While he was the music director of the Basel Opera, he went as a guest conductor to Hamburg, Munich, Berlin, Cologne, London and Tokyo.
He currently works worldwide in leading opera houses and is a regular guest at the Berlin, Dresden, Hamburg, Munich and Vienna State Opera Houses, and at the San Francisco Opera. The foremost milestones in his career include new productions of Wagner's Ring at the Semperoper in Dresden, Schönberg's Jacobsleiter and Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, Lulu and Wozzeck at the Staatsoper in Vienna, Berg's Lulu at the Staatsoper in Munich, Wozzeck at the Staatsoper in Hamburg, Der fliegende Holländer at the Staatsoper in Berlin and in Tokyo, Le grand macabre and the Ring in San Francisco, and Khovanshchina at the Liceu in Barcelona.
A series of world premieres are evidence of Mr Boder's success in the field of contemporary music including Cerha's Der Riese vom Steinfeld and Oedipe at the Staatsoper in Vienna, Penderecki's Ubu Rex and Trojahn's Was ihr wollt at the Staatsoper in Munich, Reimann's Das Schloss at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Dusapin's Faustus, the Last Night and Henze's Phädra at the Staatsoper in Berlin.
Michael Boder also has a commitment to the concert hall and has conducted in Florence, Lisbon, Paris and Venice. He has worked with some of the most distinguished ensembles, such as the philharmonic orchestras of Berlin, Vienna and Hamburg, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Gürzenich Orchestra in Cologne, the Tonhalle-Orchester in Zurich, the Bamberg Symphony, the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo, the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in Prague, the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra and Vienna Symphony Orchestra.
24, 25 January 7.30 pm - Hungarian State Opera House
Orchestra of the Budapest Philharmonic Society
Programme: Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV. 550; Mahler: Lied von der Erde
Featured artists: Michael Boder (conductor), Attila Fekete (tenor), Beatrix Wiedemann