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Nicholas Milton

Nicholas Milton
"Milton knitted together unbelievable sound fabrics, never losing sight of the larger structural threads. The Dortmund Philharmonic was like wax in his hands...Absolutely remarkable and terrific to witness what a great conductor can achieve!"

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Nicholas Milton is the General Music Director and Chief Conductor of the State Opera House (Saarländisches Staatstheater) in Saarbrücken, Germany. His current productions include Tannhäuser, Der fliegende Holländer, Salome, Peter Grimes, Katya Kabanova, La bohème, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, La fanciulla del West, Falstaff, Un ballo in maschera, La traviata, Hänsel und Gretel, Carmen, Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflöte and Die Fledermaus. He has also frequently conducted at the Volksoper in Vienna and at the Komische Oper in Berlin, as well as in Dortmund, Leipzig, Innsbruck, and Sydney (Opera Australia).  In 2018 he will make his debut at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.

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