Ludwig Van Toronto–58 Questions for Jordan de Souza

Jordan de Souza is a fast-rising conductor with an impressive international career. He was recently named one of CBC’s Top 30 Classical Musicians Under 30, and Kapellmeister of the Komische Oper Berlin starting in 2017. During the 2016-17 season, de Souza will lead thirteen performances of a new production of Carmen with the Vienna Symphony at the Bregenz Festival (Austria), and conduct Il barbiere di Siviglia, Don Giovanni, Eugene Onegin, and symphonic programs at the Komische Oper Berlin. Closer to home in Canada, he takes the podium for Don Giovanni with l’Opéra de Montréal and l’Orchestre Métropolitain, and appears in a return engagement with Symphony Nova Scotia.

Coming up in May 2017, de Souza will give the world premiere of Tapestry Opera’s Oksana G.

SCHMOPERA–At the Podium: Jordan de Souza

Jenna Simeonov, Feb 4, 2016

Conductor and keyboardist, Jordan de Souza is currently assisting maestro Johannes Debus on the Canadian Opera Company’s production of The Marriage of Figaro and he’ll be taking the podium for two performances, February 23 and 25.

He talks with us about high pressure gigs, uncovering Mozart’s meaning, and leading the fantastic Canadian Opera Company Orchestra.

BarczaBlog–Questions for Jordan de Souza

Jan 28, 2016: Jordan de Souza, “the fast-rising young Canadian maestro with a busy international career” (Ottawa Citizen), is currently a Guest Conductor, Assistant Conductor,andCover Conductor at the Canadian Opera Company, the National Ballet of Canada, and the Bregenz Festival (Austria), and is the newly appointed Resident Conductor for Tapestry Opera, Canada’s leading contemporary opera company.