Omer Meir Wellber
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39-year-old Israeli conductor Omer Meir Wellber is to be Music Director at Volksoper Wien from 1 September 2022. In addition to directing new productions and repertoire performances, for five seasons he will be chiefly responsible for the musical life of the Volksoper and for the development of the ensemble, the orchestra and the chorus. From as early as spring 2021 he will be involved in the preparations for the new directorship.

Together with Lotte de Beer, Director designate of the Volksoper, Omer Meir Wellber is « determined to make the Volksoper one of the most exciting music theatres in Europe.”

Welber currently divides his time up between his positions of Chief Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, Music Director of the Teatro Massimo Palermo as well as Principal Guest Conductor at the Semperoper Dresden and Music Director of the Raanana Symphonette in Israel.

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