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Cornelius Meister

Cornelius Meister began his tenure as Music Director of the Staatsoper und Staatsorchester Stuttgart in 2018.

The awards that he has received in recent years include the OPUS Klassik in the category ‘Conductor of the Year’, the International Classical Music Award in the category ‘Symphonic Recordings’ for the complete recording of Bohuslav Martinů’s symphonies, and the Diapason d’or and the German Record Critics’ award for the DVD ‘Jules Massenet: Werther’ (Opernhaus Zürich). Under his direction, the Staatsorchester Stuttgart was also awarded the Innovationspreis of the Deutsche Orchester-Stiftung in 2020.

In the 2021/22 concert season, Cornelius Meister continues his collaboration with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and the NDR Radiophilharmonie and makes his debut with the Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España.

Following the successful Schumann cycle, Cornelius Meister and the Stuttgarter Staatsorchester perform the last six symphonies by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 2021/22 and continue their Mahler cycle with the “Resurrection Symphony”. In addition, new productions of Richard Wagner’s “Rheingold” and “Walküre” as well as Richard Strauss‘ „Rosenkavalier“, Johann Strauss‘ „Fledermaus“ und Mozart‘s „Figaro“ are on the programme of the Stuttgarter Staatsoper. As a pianist, Cornelius Meister is present in the Lied recital and chamber music series.

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