Deborah Sanders

Arts Management

Antony Walker


With a repertoire of over 200 works from lyric opera, oratorio, choral and symphonic repertoire to his credit, Australian-born conductor Antony Walker is well-suited to the role of Music Director at Pittsburgh Opera and Artistic Director at Washington Concert Opera, positions he continues throughout the 2018/19 season. He has led performances at The Metropolitan Opera, Canadian Opera, English National Opera, Opera Australia, Santa Fe Opera, Welsh National Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Maggio Musicale di Firenze, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of San Francisco Opera to name a few. Antony is also Music Director at Washington Concert Opera, for whom he conducts two titles per year.

“The orchestra were on excellent form under the baton of Antony Walker. Noticeable form the start was their responsiveness and lively pace. The whole did not drag for an instant and the long first act (90 minutes) did not feel so at all. The playing thrillingly mirrored the violent loves and violent ends of the plot. All of these good things went with a production which was unashamedly fabulous.”

Bachtrack, Hilary Stroh, 28 April 2019

“Antony Walker stood before the chamber ensemble at the side of the stage and conducted effectively in an idiom far removed from the bel canto bounce that Washington Concert audiences have seen him do so often.”

Anne Midgette, The Washington Post, 11 February 2019

Adams Nixon in China
Barber Vanessa
Bellini I Capuleti e i Montecchi
I Puritani
La Sonnambula
Berlioz Béatrice et Bénédict
Bizet Carmen
Les Pêcheurs de Perles
Britten Billy Budd
Charpentier David et Jonathas
Cilea Adriana Lecouvreur
Donizetti Roberto Devereux
Maria Padilla
Maria Stuarda
Lucia di Lammermoor
Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice
Iphigénie en Tauride
Gounod Faust
Roméo et Juliette
Handel Acis and Galatea
Giulio Cesare
Haydn L’Anima del Filosofo
Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel
Leoncavallo I Pagliacci
Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana
Massenet Esclarmonde
Mercadante Il Giuramento
Monteverdi L’Orfeo
Il Ritorno d’Ulisse
Mozart Abduction from the Seraglio
Cosi fan Tutte
Die Zauberflöte
Don Giovanni
Le Nozze di Figaro
Offenbach Les Contes d’Hoffmann
Petitgirard The Elephant Man
Poulenc Les Dialogues des Carmélites
Puccini Il Tabarro
La Bohème
Madame Butterfly
Purcell Dido and Aeneas
The Fairy Queen
Rameau Castor et Pollux
Rossini Bianca e Falliero
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
L’Italiana in Algeri
La Cenerentola
La Donna del Lago
Ruders The Handmaid’s Tale
Saint-Saens Samson et Dalila
Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin
The Queen of Spades
Verdi Aida
Il corsaro
I masnadieri
La Traviata
Luisa Miller
Walton Troilus and Cressida
Strauss Guntram
Bach Brandenburg Concertos
Mass in b minor
Piano Concerto in d minor
St Matthew Passion
Banks Sonata da Camera
Beethoven Leonore Overture No.3
Missa Solemnis
Piano Concertos 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
Symphony No.1
Symphony No.2
Symphony No.3 (Eroica)
Symphony No.4
Symphony No.5
Symphony No.7
Symphony No.8
Symphony No.9
Berlioz Le Corsaire Ouverture, Op.21
Te Deum
Borodin Overture to Prince Igor
Boulez Dérive
Brahms Haydn Variations
Britten War Requiem
Butterley Spell of Creation
Chausson Poème, Op.25
Copland Appalachian Spring
Dukas The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Dvorak Cello Concerto
Edwards Enyato
Elgar Enigma Variations
Faure La naissance de Vénus
Falkenberg Edge of the World
Piano Concerto
Guilment Organ Symphony in D
Handel Belshazzar
Haydn Trumpet Concerto
Symphony No. 85 ‘La Reine’
Symphony No.104 (London)
Honegger Le Roi David
Symphony No.4
Pastorale d’été
Janacek Glagolitic Mass
Khachaturian Gayane Suite
Lim Diabolical Birds
Lumsdaine Kali Dances
Mahler Adagietto from Symphony No.5
Symphony No.4
Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture
Italian Symphony
Mozart Flute concerto no.2 in D
Horn Concerto No.4 in EbMass in c minor
Sinfonia Concertanta for Violin and Viola
Solemn Vespers
Symphony No. 29 in A
Symphony No. 35 ‘Haffner’
Symphony No.40 in g
Part Te Deum
St John Passion
Prokofiev Roméo et Juliette – 2nd suite
Ravel Concerto for piano left hand
Le Tombeau de Couperin
Ma mère l’oye (suite)
Pavane pour une infante défunte
Rachmaninov Variations on a theme of Paganini
Respighi Three Botticelli Pictures
Saint-Saens Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso Op.28
Cello concerto No.2
Symphony No.3 in c minor, Op.78
Salieri Overture to Les Danïdes
Shostakovitch Viola Sonata, Op.147
Cello Concerto No.1
Sibelius Finlandia
Karelia Suite
Sicilianos Symphony No.2
R. Strauss Don Juan, Op.20
Stravinsky Les Noces
The Firebird Suite
Tanguy Incanto
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Vieuxtemps Violin concerto No.5
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Weber Der Freischütz Overture
Williams John Williams Fantasy Suite
Witicker Between Blue Rocks
Walton Viola Concerto
Szymanowski Stabat Mater



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