Omer Meir WellberConductor
Born in Be’er Sheva in 1981, Omer Meir Wellber is regarded as one of the most talented conductors of his generation. He is a regular guest conductor at the Israeli Opera and has been Music Director of the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra since 2009. From 2010 to 2014 he was the successor to Lorin Maazel as Music Director of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia. Between 2008 and 2010 he assisted Daniel Barenboim at Berlin State Opera as well as La Scala in Milan.
He enjoyed great popular and critical success with a production of »Aida« for La Scala at the Israeli Opera. Subsequently Omer Meir Wellber has conducted Bizet’s »Carmen« at the State Opera in Berlin, an acclaimed new staging of Strauss’s »Daphne« at Dresden’s Semperoper, Puccini’s »Tosca« at the Berlin State Opera as well as symphony concerts in Verona and at La Fenice in Venice.