A Summer Summary – Fidelio Down Under

A Summer Summary What’s maestro Jonathan Darlington been up to all summer? He spent the summer, pardon, winter Down Under, conducting Beethoven’s Fidelio in Sydney. After a month of rehearsals, the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra and Jonathan Darlington...

Biography

Jonathan Darlington is Music Director of Vancouver Opera and was Music Director of the Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra in Germany from 2002 until 2011. His passionate and refined approach to music making has done much to increase the popularity and artistic quality of...

Why become a conductor?

Why become a conductor? In my case I never set out to be one and, like some of the best things in life, it was an accident. Taking over performances successfully at short notice launched my career. That was the easy part! The difficult part came afterwards: learning...
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