Meet WNO

Lothar Koenigs

Lothar Koenigs was born in Aachen and studied piano and conducting in Cologne. He was Music Director in Osnabrück from 1999-2003 and from 2009–2016 he was Music Director of WNO. Highlights of his tenure include Die Meistersinger in 2010, directed by Richard Jones with Bryn Terfel as Hans Sachs, Tristan und Isolde at the Edinburgh Festival in 2012, and Moses und Aron in 2015.

Recent engagements: Conductor La Clamenza di Tito (The Metropolitan Opera); Die Zauberflöte (Palau de les Arts); Capriccio (Oper Frankfurt)