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Nicholas Carter


Recently appointed Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Conductor from 2016, Nicholas Carter also holds the post of Kapellmeister at the Deutsche Oper, Berlin where in the 2015/2016 season his conducting engagements will include The Magic Flute, La Bohème, L’elisir d’amore, The Abduction from the Seraglio, and also Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet with the Staatsballet Berlin. Following a three-year association with the Sydney Symphony, first as Assistant Conductor, and subsequently as Associate Conductor, Nicholas took up the position of Resident Conductor at the Hamburg State Opera where he conducted Lucia di Lammermoor, Cosi fan Tutte, L’Orontea (Cesti), Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Die Zauberflöte, Hänsel und Gretel, and Cleopatra by Johan Mattheson.

As guest conductor, Nicholas has conducted the Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Tasmanian and West Australian Symphony Orchestras, the Australian Youth Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra in a Gala with Diana Damrau, Staatsorchester Braunschweig, Louisiana Philharmonic, Dalasinfoniettan Sweden, and the Malaysian and New Zealand Symphony Orchestras.