West Side Story. Previously: World premiere of HGOco’s O Columbia (2015); world premiere of A Coffin in Egypt (2014); music director for HGOco’s The Memory Stone (2013) and New Arrivals (2012).
About the Artist:
Timothy Myers conducted HGOco’s world premiere of O Columbia (2015) and the world premiere of A Coffin in Egypt (2014) and also served as music director for the HGOco world premieres of The Memory Stone (2013) and New Arrivals (2012). Noteworthy recent engagements have included concerts with the North Carolina Symphony and Baltimore Symphony, Adams’s Doctor Atomic and R. Strauss’s Capriccio with Curtis Opera Theatre, a Lyric Opera of Chicago debut conducting the Rising Stars Concert, and the workshop of Ricky Ian Gordon and Lynn Nottage’s commission for the Metropolitan Opera, Intimate Apparel. In 2016, Myers made his European debut with a highly acclaimed production of Barber’s Vanessa at Wexford Festival Opera, where he returned earlier this seasonto lead a new production of Jacopo Foroni’s rediscovered Margherita, the first performances since its 1848 premiere. Also in the 2017–18 season, Myers made his house debut with Florida Grand Opera leading his first Salome; will conduct Samson et Dalila in concert for his return as a guest conductor at North Carolina Opera; and will lead Sweeney Todd at Atlanta Opera. With the close of the 2016–17 season, Myers concluded his nearly decade-long tenure as the artistic and music director of North Carolina Opera, where he raised performance standards and forged collaborations with multiple local and national organizations. Repertoire highlights from his tenure include Das Rheingold, Act II of Tristan und Isolde and Act I of Die Walküre, Eugene Onegin, and Rusalka.