Valtteri Rauhalammi

Valtteri Rauhalammi

(conductor)
Finnish conductor Valtteri Rauhalammi studied conducting at Sibelius Academy and in Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna. He began his career in Pforzheim and Aachen theatres, where he conducted Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”, Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor”, Weber’s “Der Freischütz” and the German premiere of Glass’ opera “The Voyage”. In addition he conducted symphony concerts and Film Concerts with live music to Charlie Chaplin’s silent movies. As a guest conductor, he has worked in Staatstheater Oldenburg (Puccini’s “Tosca”), Lübeck Theatre (Humperdinck’s “Hänsel und Gretel”), Bielefeld Theatre (Offenbach’s “La belle Helena”) and in Staatstheater Nürnberg (Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte”). Since his debut with “La traviata” in “Musiktheater im Revier” in Gelsenkirchen (2012), he is the Chief Conductor of the theatre. There he has conducted the premieres of Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro”, Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier”, Puccini’s “La bohème” and Britten’s “Albert Herring”. Rauhalammi has been the music director for Adam’s “Giselle”, Bellini’s “Norma”, Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”, Dawson’s/Breiner’s/Fonseca’s “B³ vertanzt” and conducted the world premieres of Zhebelyan’s “Nahod Simon (Simon das Findelkind)” and Dalbavies’ “Charlotte Salomon: Der Tod und die Malerin”. He has worked with many symphony orchestras, such as Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra, Württemberg Philharmonie Reutlingen and the New Philharmonics of Westfalen. In summer 2016 he conducted Wagner’s “Der fliegende Holländer” in Bottrop.

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