Débora Waldman

Dijon Opera has announced the appointment of Debora Waldman as Associate Conductor. As part of this collaboration, she will conduct an opera in Dijon each year, the house says.

A native of São Paulo, Brazil, Debora Waldman accompanied her family to Israel in a Kibbutz where she lived until the age of 14. She then pursued her musical studies in Buenos Aires.In 2002, she perfected her formation in Paris (where she lives) with Janos Fürst, as well as with F.X. Roth and M. Levinas in the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique (CNSM). There she became Kurt Masur’s assistant at the Orchestre National de France, between 2006 and 2009.

Débora Waldman became on 1st September 2020 the first female conductor of a National orchestra in France, the Orchestre National Avignon-Provence.

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