Louis Lohraseb ist ein aufstrebender, junger Dirigent, dessen Darbietungen von Opern und symphonischen Werken von renommierten Magazinen wie “Opera News”, “The Wall Street Journal” und “The Berkshire Review” gepriesen wurden. Louis, der italienisches und iranisches Erbe in sich trägt, ist zur Zeit der assistierende Dirigent an der Oper von Los Angeles (“Los Angeles Opera”), wo seine Auftritte für die Saison 2019/2020 auch Außer-Haus-Darbietungen wie “Psycho” im Theater des “Ace Hotels” beinhalteten, die anschließend am 14.März in seinem Hauptbühnen-Debüt mit dem Auftritt von Roberto Devereux gipfelten.
Since his professional debut at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma in 2019, Louis Lohraseb has been quickly establishing himself as an exciting new international conductor, with subsequent debuts at the Semperoper Dresden, Los Angeles Opera, and Komische Oper Berlin. His recent debut conducting Tosca at Los Angeles Opera has led to an immediate reengagement for next season, when Mr. Lohraseb will conduct a production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia, as well as a performance of La Traviata. The 23/24 season also sees Mr. Lohraseb making his debuts at the Atlanta Opera with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Staatsoper Hamburg conducting a revival of Le Nozze di Figaro, and a symphonic concert with the Peoria Symphony. Other recent engagements include productions of La Rondine and Don Giovanni at the Indiana University Opera Theatre, and gala concerts with Yale Opera and Summer Opera Tel Aviv.
Mr. Lohraseb was a recipient of the prestigious Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Award in 2022, and he includes among his mentors Lorin Maazel, James Conlon, Arthur Fagen, and Kevin Murphy. An alumnus of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program at the Los Angeles Opera, he has served as assistant conductor to music director James Conlon for numerous productions since 2017 at the Los Angeles Opera and the Ravinia Festival. Mr. Lohraseb was the 2016 Conducting Fellow at the Chautauqua Music Festival, and in 2018 was an assistant conductor at the Glimmerglass Festival.
Currently a doctoral candidate at the Jacobs School of Music, he was selected as the 2013 Conducting Fellow at the Yale School of Music, where he studied with Shinik Hahm and served as assistant conductor to Peter Oundjian, John Adams, and Krzysztof Penderecki, among others. During his time at Yale, he founded the Amadeus Orchestra, served as music director of the Cheshire Symphony Orchestra, and was a conducting fellow at the Castleton Festival in Virginia in 2014. Born to Iranian and Italian parents, he was graduated summa cum laude from SUNY Geneseo, where he was an Edgar Fellow and a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
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