Antony Walker, Music Director
Widely recognized as one of the hottest talents in the opera field today, Maestro Walker continues his directorship at Pittsburgh Opera through the 2018-19 season, and recently made his Metropolitan Opera debut in Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice.
Mo. Walker also recently debuted at English National Opera in Lucia di Lammermoor, at Canadian Opera Company in Maria Stuarda, and at Santa Fe Opera in Madama Butterfly. Walker currently serves as Artistic Director of Washington Concert Opera in Washington D.C., co-Artistic Director of Pinchgut Opera in Australia and Music Director of Cantillation and the Orchestra of the Antipodes. He was Chorus Master and Staff Conductor for Welsh National Opera from 1998 - 2002 and Musical Director of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs from 1992 -1997.
Since his conducting debut in 1991, Mo. Walker has led nearly 200 operas, large-scale choral and orchestral works and numerous symphonic and chamber works with companies in Europe, North America, and Australia. His extraordinary career includes engagements with Opera Australia, Welsh National Opera, New York City Opera, Teatro Comunale Bologna, Orchestre Colonne (Paris), Cincinnati Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Vancouver Opera, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Sydney Opera House Orchestra.