2017–18 Season: Elektra
Making his San Francisco Opera debut in Elektra, Maestro Nánási was general music director of the Komische Oper Berlin from 2012 to 2017 and led their new productions of Mazeppa, Eugene Onegin, Gianni Schicchi, La Belle Hélène, Die Zauberflöte, Così fan tutte, Don Giovanni, Bluebeard’s Castle, The Fiery Angel, and Cendrillon. In recent seasons, he has made debuts at several major opera houses, including the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Turandot), Lyric Opera of Chicago (Le Nozze di Figaro), Bavarian State Opera (La Traviata), Opéra National de Paris (Die Zauberflöte), Arena di Verona (Carmen), Zurich Opera (Le Nozze di Figaro), Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia (Bluebeard’s Castle), and the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona (Die Zauberflöte). Highlights of the 2017–18 season include debuts at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma with La Bohème and the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples with Rigoletto, as well as his return to Covent Garden conducting Salome. On the concert podium, he will lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Essener Philharmoniker, Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia, and the Orchestra del Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli..