GARRETT KEAST

Season Highlights 2018/2019

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Tonkünstler Orchester Vienna

Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

Opéra National de Lorraine à Nancy

Aalborg Symfoniorkester

Royal Danish Orchestra

Finnish National Opera & Ballet

 
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Pure drama is conveyed by the Vienna Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Garrett Keast
— Wiener Zeitung
ENGLISH

Berlin-based American conductor Garrett Keast’s career was launched in 2012 with performances of Faust at the Opéra National de Paris, Bluthaus by Georg Friedrich Haas at Oper Bonn, and Die Zauberflöte at Deutsche Oper Berlin. Concert debuts followed with the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, the MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig, the Belgian National Orchestra among others, and today Garrett Keast enjoys a highly successful conducting career throughout Europe.  He was born in Houston, Texas and was mentored by Christoph Eschenbach at the Houston Symphony Orchestra.

A talented leader, Garrett Keast is invited to the most prestigious orchestras.  Engagements have included, among others, the Tonkünstler Orchester Vienna, Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, SWR Symphonie Orchester Stuttgart, Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg, Bamberger Symphoniker, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine, Atlanta Symphony, Royal Danish Orchestra, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Odense Symphony Orchestra (Carl Nielsen Violin Competition), Prague Philharmonia, and the Istanbul State Symphony. 

“ … under the direction of Garrett Keast… the Symphony No. 102 of Haydn revealed the best of the orchestra by the stylish impetus, the depth of the strings, the fusion of timbres.”  Belgian National Orchestra, May 2017

Garrett Keast has conducted opera and ballet productions with the Opéra National de Paris (Faust and Swan Lake), Deutsche Oper Berlin (Die Zauberflöte), Operá National de Lorraine à Nancy, Finnish National Opera, Aspen Music Festival (La Bohème), Theater Erfurt (Der Fliegender Holländer), Theater Bremen (Rigoletto), Oper Bonn (Bluthaus), Hamburg Ballet (Bernstein Dances, Mahler’s 10th Symphony, Midsummernight’s Dream, Don Quixote, Nutcracker, Othello, Shakespeare Dances & Tatjana), Royal Danish Ballet (Giselle, Ballet de Luxe, Ballet Festival Gala), Staatsoper Hannover, Opera San Antonio, (Carmen), Fort Worth Opera Festival (Così fan tutte), New Orleans Opera (Don Giovanni), and the Virginia Opera (Ariadne auf Naxos). 

The young conductor studied conducting at the Aspen and Tanglewood Music Festivals and was awarded the Bruno Walter Career Development Grant during his tenure as Associate Conductor of the New York City Opera.  Garrett Keast has held positions as assistant conductor at the Opéra National de Paris, the Wiener Staatsoper, Deutsche Oper Berlin, and has often served as Christoph Eschenbach’s musical assistant for orchestra tours and opera productions. 

March 2019

DEUTSCH

Die Karriere des amerikanischen, in Berlin lebenden Dirigenten Garrett Keast begann 2012 mit einer Reihe von Vorstellungen der Oper Faust an der Opéra National de Paris, der weithin gelobten Produktion von Georg Friedrich Haas’ Oper Bluthaus an der Oper Bonn sowie der Zauberflöte an der Deutschen Oper Berlin. Darauf folgten Debüts u.a. mit dem NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, dem MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig und dem Belgischen Nationalorchester; heute gastiert Garrett Keast sehr erfolgreich in ganz Europa. Er wurde in Houston, Texas, geboren; sein Mentor war Christoph Eschenbach am Houston Symphony Orchestra. 

Als vielgefragter Dirigent wird Garrett Keast von den renommiertesten Klangkörpern eingeladen: Unter seinen Engagements finden sich u.a. solche beim Tonkünstlerorchester in Wien, dem Deutschen Symphonie Orchester Berlin, dem Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, dem SWR Symphonieorchester Stuttgart, dem Philharmonischen Staatsorchester Hamburg, den Bamberger Symphonikern, dem Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine, Atlanta Symphony, dem Königlichen Orchester Dänemarks, den Symphonieorchestern von Aarhus, Alborg und Odense (wo er den Carl Nielsen Geigenwettbewerb dirigierte), der Prager Philharmonie und der Staatsphilharmonie Istanbul.

„ ... unter der Leitung von Garrett Keast ... brachte Haydns Symphonie Nr. 102 das Beste des Orchesters zum Vorschein: den eleganten Impetus, die Tiefe der Streicher, die Verschmelzung der Timbres.“  Belgisches Nationalorchester, Mai 2017" – La Libre

Garrett Keast hat Opern- und Ballettproduktionen an der Opéra National de Paris (Faust Schwanensee), der Deutschen Oper Berlin (Die Zauberflöte), der Opéra National de Lorraine à Nancy, der Finnischen Nationaloper (Sylvia), dem Aspen Music Festival (La Bohème), dem Theater Erfurt (Der fliegende Holländer), dem Theater Bremen (Rigoletto), der Oper Bonn (Bluthaus), am Hamburg Ballett (Bernstein Dances, Mahlers 10. Symphonie, Ein Sommernachtstraum, Don Quixote, Der Nussknacker, Othello, Shakespeare Dances Tatjana), am Royal Danish Ballet (Giselle, Ballet de Luxe, Ballet Festival Gala), an der Staatsoper Hannover, an der Opera San Antonio (Carmen), beim Fort Worth Opera Festival (Così fan tutte), an der New Orleans Opera (Don Giovanni) und an der Virginia Opera (Ariadne auf Naxos) dirigiert. 

Als junger Dirigent bildete er sich bei den Festivals von Aspen und Tanglewood fort und erhielt den Bruno Walter Career Development Grant, während er als Dirigent an der New York City Opera arbeitete. Garrett Keast war als Assistent an der Opéra National de Paris, der Wiener Staatsoper und der Deutschen Oper Berlin beschäftigt. Er assistiert Christoph Eschenbach regelmäßig bei Orchestertourneen und Opernproduktionen. 

März 2019 

FRANÇAIS

La carrière européenne du chef d’orchestre américain Garrett Keast démarre en 2012 avec les  représentations de Faust à l’Opéra National de Paris, de Bluthaus de Georg Friedrich Haas à l’Opéra de Bonn et de La Flûte Enchantée au Deutsche Oper de Berlin. Il fait ensuite ses premiers concerts avec l’Orchestre symphonique de la NDR, le MDR Sinfonieorchester de Leipzig et l’Orchestre National de Belgique parmi d’autres. Garrett Keast connaît à présent une carrière réussie à travers l’Europe. 

Né à Houston, Garrett Keast reçoit les conseils de Christoph Eschenbach à l’Orchestre Symphonique de Houston. 

Par son talent, Garrett Keast s’impose à la tête des orchestres les plus prestigieux. Il a ainsi dirigé, entre autres, le Tonkünstler Orchester de Vienne, le Deutsches Symphonie Orchester de Berlin, le Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester de Berlin, le SWR Symphonie Orchester de Stuttgart, le Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg, l’Orchestre symphonique de Bamberg, l’Orchestre de Paris, l’Orchestre National Bordeaux-Aquitaine, l’Orchestre Symphonique d’Atlanta, le Royal Danish Orchestra, l’Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, l’Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, l’Odense Symphony Orchestra (Carl Nielsen Violin Competition), le Philharmonique de Prague, et l’Istanbul State Symphony. 

" ... sous la direction d’un Garrett Keast très à son affaire, la Symphonie n°102 (e Haydn) révélera le meilleur de l’orchestre par l’élan général, la profondeur des cordes, la fusion des timbres." Nationaal Orkest van België, Mai 2017 – La Libre

Dans le domaine de l’opéra et du ballet, Garrett Keast collabore avec l’Opéra National de Paris (Faust andSwan Lake), le Deutsche Oper de Berlin (La Flûte Enchantée), l’Opera National de Lorraine à Nancy, le Finnish National Opera (Sylvia), l’Aspen Music Festival (La Bohème), le Theater Erfurt (Le Vaisseau Fantôme), le Theater Bremen (Rigoletto), l’Oper Bonn (Bluthaus), le Ballet de Hambourg (Bernstein Dances,La 10ème Symphonie de Mahler, Le Songe d’une nuit d’été, Don Quichotte, Casse-Noisette, Othello, Shakespeare Dances & Tatjana), Royal Danish Ballet (Giselle, Ballet de Luxe, Ballet Festival Gala), le Staatsoper d’Hanovre, l’Opera San Antonio, (Carmen), le Fort Worth Opera Festival (Così fan tutte), le New Orleans Opera (Don Giovanni), et le Virginia Opera (Ariadne auf Naxos). 

Le jeune chef d’orchestre se perfectionne lors des festivals d’Aspen et Tanglewood et obtient le Bruno Walter Career Develoment Grant en tant que chef d’orchestre associé du New York City Opera. Garrett Keast a également occupé la position de chef d’orchestre assistant au sein de l’Opéra National de Paris, du Wiener Staatsoper de Vienne et du Deutsche Oper de Berlin et a participé à plusieurs opéras et tournées d’orchestres en tant qu’assistant musical pour Christoph Eschenbach.  

Mars 2019

INSTAGRAM

He goes beyond just music; he tries to create an atmosphere and to evoke feelings in the listener.
— Opernnetz
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...Dvorak’s New World Symphony shows him at the height of his visually impressive style. The American builds his interpretation around the Largo. He traverses it in a sweeping, dignified adagio, all in one breath...
— DERNIERES NOUVELLES D'ALSACE

SCHEDULE

April 8, 2019

Liederhalle Stuttgart
SWR Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart
BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique
Orchestra preparation for Christoph Eschenbach

 

June 17, 2019

Staatsoper Hamburg
BERNSTEIN: Bernstein Dances
John Neumeier, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Liza Ferschtman, Violin
Sebastian Knauer, Piano

 

June 27, 2019

Staatsoper Hamburg
MINKUS: Don Quixote
Nureyev/Petipa, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Vienna State Opera Production

JULY 12 - 17, 2019

Pacific Music Festival, Sapporo, Japan
MAHLER: Symphony No. 8
Mihoko Fujimura, Erin Wall, Nicolaï Schukoff, Mikhail Petrenko
Orchestra and Chorus preparation for Christoph Eschenbach

July 22 - 26, 2019

Young Euro Classic, Konzerthaus Berlin
Festival Orchestra Greece - Germany

BEETHOVEN: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus 
GLUCK: Excerpts from Orpheus & Eurydice 
THEODORAKIS: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra
SKALKOTTAS: Greek Dances
BEETHOVEN: Fantasy for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra
Orchestra and Chorus preparation for Christoph Eschenbach

September 17, 18, 2019

Staatsoper Hamburg
BERNSTEIN: Bernstein Dances
John Neumeier, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Marc Bouchkov, Violin
Sebastian Knauer, Piano

September 27, 28, 2019

National Symphony Orchestra of Chile, Santiago
Wagner, Tristan und Isolde Prelude
Concerto Composition prize - winner, TBA
Rimsky-Korsakov, Sheherezade

October 4, 5, 2019

National Symphony Orchestra of Chile, Santiago
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto N°2
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty Suite
Tchaikovsky, 1812 Overture
Eleonora Karpukhova

October 10, 13, 2019

Staatsoper Hamburg
BERNSTEIN: Bernstein Dances
John Neumeier, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Marc Bouchkov, Violin
Sebastian Knauer, Piano

November 6, 7, 8, 2019

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Bass Concert Hall
Barber, Adagio for Strings
Barber, Violin Concerto
Copland, Third Symphony
Chloë Hanslip, Violin

November 29, 30, 2019

Orquesta Sinfonica del Principado de Asturias, Oviedo Spain
Beethoven, Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus
Liszt, Piano Concerto No. 1
Beethoven, Symphony No. 3, Eroica
Denis Kozhukhin, Piano

January 9, 10, 18, 23, 2020

Staatsoper Hamburg
BERNSTEIN: Bernstein Dances
John Neumeier, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Marc Bouchkov, Violin
Sebastian Knauer, Piano

February 6, 7, 2020

Sinfonietta de Lausanne
Puccini, Messi di Gloria
Mendelssohn, Psalm 95, Op. 46

February 22, 2020

Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz
Mannheim Rosengarten
Mintzer, Quartet for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra
Copland, El Salon Mexico
Gershwin, Symphonic Pictures from Porgy and Bess

February 23, 2020

Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz
Pirmasens, Festhalle
Mintzer, Quartet for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra
Copland, El Salon Mexico
Gershwin, Symphonic Pictures from Porgy and Bess


March 27 & 31, 2020

Royal Swedish Opera & Ballet, Stockholm 
Royal Swedish Orchestra
MINKUS: Don Quixote
Nureyev/Petipa


April 2, 4, 6, 9, 16, 17, 18, 20, 2020

Royal Swedish Opera & Ballet, Stockholm
Royal Swedish Orchestra
MINKUS: Don Quixote
Nureyev/Petipa

June 17, 2020

Staatsoper Hamburg
BERNSTEIN: Bernstein Dances
John Neumeier, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Marc Bouchkov, Violin
Sebastian Knauer, Piano

2018 - 2019 SEASON (full)

January 7, 13 (double), 2019

Staatsoper Hamburg
TCHAIKOVSKY, The Nutcracker
John Neumeier, Hamburg Ballet
Symphoniker Hamburg

 

January 10, 11, 19, 20 (double) 2019

Staatsoper Hamburg
MINKUS: Don Quixote
Nureyev/Petipa, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Vienna State Opera Production

 

January 29 - February 7, 2019

Aalborg Symphony Orchestra
Denmark Tour: Aalborg Jan. 29, Aarhus Jan. 31
Randers Feb. 2, Esbjerg Feb. 5, Vejle Feb. 7
ADAM: Giselle
Royal Danish Ballet

 

March 1, 2, 6, 8, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 23, 2019

Finnish National Opera, Helsinki
DELIBES: Sylvia
John Neumeier

 

April 8, 2019

Liederhalle Stuttgart
SWR Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart
BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique
Orchestra preparation for Christoph Eschenbach

 

June 17, 2019

Staatsoper Hamburg
BERNSTEIN: Bernstein Dances
John Neumeier, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Liza Ferschtman, Violin
Sebastian Knauer, Piano

 

June 27, 2019

Staatsoper Hamburg
MINKUS: Don Quixote
Nureyev/Petipa, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Vienna State Opera Production

JULY 12 - 17, 2019

Pacific Music Festival, Sapporo, Japan
MAHLER: Symphony No. 8
Mihoko Fujimura, Erin Wall, Nicolaï Schukoff, Mikhail Petrenko
Orchestra and Chorus preparation for Christoph Eschenbach

July 22 - 26, 2019

Young Euro Classic, Konzerthaus Berlin
Festival Orchestra Greece - Germany

BEETHOVEN: Overture "The Creatures of Prometheus" 
GLUCK: Excerpts from Orpheus & Eurydice 
THEODORAKIS: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra
SKALKOTTAS: Greek Dances
BEETHOVEN: Fantasy for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra
Orchestra and Chorus preparation for Christoph Eschenbach

August 31 & September 1, 2018

Royal Danish Orchestra - Gamle Scene
ADAM: Giselle
Royal Danish Ballet

 

September 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 2018

Staatsoper Hamburg
BERNSTEIN: Bernstein Dances
John Neumeier, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Liza Ferschtman, Violin
Sebastian Knauer, Piano

 

October 6 & 7, 2018

Festspielhaus Baden-Baden
BERNSTEIN: Bernstein Dances
John Neumeier, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonie Baden-Baden
Vadim Gluzman, Violin
Sebastian Knauer, Piano

 

November 12, 2018

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
Bernstein in Bellevue
Bernstein celebration, Bellevue Palace
BERNSTEIN: Selections from West Side Story
Soprano: Meechot Marrero, Tenor: Matthew Newlin

November 15 & 17, 2018

Royal Danish Orchestra, Gamle Scene
ADAM: Giselle
Royal Danish Ballet
November 17, Danish Radio Television broadcast

November 24 & 25, 2018

Festspielhaus St. Pölten, Austria
Tonkünstler Orchestra
PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet

 

December 8 - 24, 2018 (19 performances)

The Fox Theater, Atlanta Ballet
TCHAIKOVSKY: The Nutcracker
New production: Yuri Possokhov

 

January 1, 2019

Orchestre National de Lorraine
NEW YEAR’S CONCERT
J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus Overture
Lanner: Steyrische Tanze
J. Strauss: Pizzicato Polka
J. Strauss: Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald
J. Strauss: Künstler Quadrille
Suppé: Boccaccio Overture
J. Strauss: Egyptian March
J. Strauss: Tik Tak Polka
J. Strauss: An der schönen blauen Donau
J. Strauss Sr.: Radetzky March



 

2017-2018 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

18th June, 2017 - 11am & 4pm

Tonkünstler Orchester
Grafenegg
STRAVINSKY: Le Sacre de Printemps

 

18th November, 2017

Luxembourg
Neimënster, Salle Robert Krieps
United Instruments of Lucilin
New works by: Collin, Corti, Haven, 
Marty, Rarity, Treccozzi, Panariello, Maor

 

10th Premiere, 12th, 14th, 15th, 21st December, 2017

Staatsoper Hamburg
MINKUS: Don Quixote
Nureyev/Petipa, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Vienna State Opera, Staging – Manuel Legris

 

14th, 15th March, 2018

Sinfonieorchester Camerata Schweiz
Musical Theater Basel
MOZART: Overture to La fina giardiniera
MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 5, A Major
HAYDN: Symphony No. 83, La Poule
Anton Barakhovsky, violin

 

26th April, 2018

Tonkünstler Orchester
St. Pölten Festspielhaus Großer Saal
GERSHWIN: Cuban Overture
BERNSTEIN: Three Dance Episodes from “On the town”
GERSHWIN: Walking the dog (Promenade) 
ELLINGTON: The Nutcracker Suite
BERNSTEIN:  Overture to Candide
Savion Glover & Friends

 

5th, 12th, 17th, 23rd May 2018

The Royal Danish Opera
The Old Stage
Ballet de Luxe
The Royal Danish Orchestra

 

9th May, 2018

Theater Erfurt
Philharmonische Orchester Erfurt
WAGNER: Der Fliegende Holländer
Holländer, Todd Thomas
Senta, Kelly God
Daland, Kakhaber Shavidze
Erik, Eduard Martynyuk

 

9th June, 2018

The Royal Danish Ballet Gala
The Old Stage
A Gala featuring International stars
in celebration of August Bournonville
The Royal Danish Orchestra

3rd & 4th February, 2017

Staatsoper Hamburg
AUERBACH: Tatjana
John Neumeier, Hamburg Ballet
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

 

12th February, 2017

Göttinger Sinfonieorchester
MACDOWELL: Second Suite Indian Suite
IVES: Putnam's Camp
COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
KROLL: Banjo and Fiddle
BERNSTEIN: West Side Story Suite

 

26th February, 2017

Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9
RAVEL: Tzigane
Charlotte Juillard, violin

 

11th March, 2017

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg Debut Concert
NDR Jugendsinfonieorchester
BERNSTEIN: Overture to Candide
BRITTEN: Four Sea Interludes op. 33a / Peter Grimes
MEREDITH: Handsfree
TSCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4, op. 36, f minor

 

4th April, 2017

Porto Alegre Symphony Orchestra, Brazil
Salão de Atos da UFRGS
OSWALD: Piano Concerto, Op. 10
SAINT-SAENS: Symphony No. 3, "Organ"
Nahim Marun, piano

 

28th April, 2017

Orchestre National de Belgique
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
BARTHOLOMÉE Deuxième symphonie (world premiere)
HAYDN: Symphonie concertante n°105, Hob.I:105
WIDMAN: Elegie für Klarinette und Orchester
HAYDN: Symphonie n°102, Hob.I:102
Jörg Widmann, clarinet

 

5th May, 2017

Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra
HALİÇ KONGRE MERKEZİ
MAHLER: Symphony No. 4, in G Major
Nesrin Gönüldag, mezzo soprano

 

9th June, 2017

Tonkünstler Orchester
St. Pölten Festspielhaus Großer Saal
STRAVINSKY: Le Sacre de Printemps
Compagnie Marie Chouinard

 

2015 - 2016 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

March 30, April 1, 6 & 7

Hamburg Staatsoper
Hamburg Ballet with Philharmoniker Hamburg
Shakespeare Dances: Mozart, Tippett, Vivaldi
 

April 22, 19:00

Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition
Odense Symphony Orchestra, Denmark
Final concert with three finalists, streamed internationally
 

May 9, 10 & 11, 19:00

Theater an der Wien
Hamburg Ballet with the Wiener Kammerorchester
Shakespeare Dances: Mozart, Tippett, Vivaldi
 

May 15, 14:30 & 19:30

Hamburg Staatsoper
Hamburg Ballet with Hamburger Symphoniker
Othello by Neumeier: Schnittke & Pärt
Anton Barachovsky, Ljudmila Minnibaeva, violin 
 

June 7 & 10, 19:30

Hamburg Staatsoper
Hamburg Ballet with Philharmoniker Hamburg
Tatjana by Neumeier after Eugene Onegin
 

November 6, 7 & 8

Festspielhaus Baden-Baden
Hamburg Ballet with Philharmonie Baden-Baden
The Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky
 

November 18, 19 & 21, 19:30

Hamburg Staatsoper
Hamburg Ballet with Philharmoniker Hamburg
The Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky
 

December 20, 12:00

Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin
Haus des Rundfunks, Großer Sendesaal
Der Schneemann, Korngold
  

February 4 - 17

National Symphony Orchestra
Cover conductor or European Tour
Christoph Eschenbach, Lang Lang, and Daniel Müller-Schott
Vienna, Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Luxembourg,
Düsseldorf, Madrid, Oviedo, Regensburg
 

February 20, 22, & March 1, 19:30

Staatsoper Hannover
Three is a party (Premiere)
Wagner Wesendonck Lieder, Mozart Piano Concerto, Glass Fourth Symphony
 

March 11, 12 & 13

Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo
Hamburg Ballet with the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Mendelssohn & Ligeti

 

2014 - 2015 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

February 21 & 22, 2015

Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester / Stuttgarter Symphoniker
Radialsystem Berlin, 19:00
Mozart, Cosi fan tutte
 

March 14 & 16, April 9, 2015

Opéra national de Paris
Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris
Opera Bastille, 19:30
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake
 

March 2, 5, 9, 12, 15, 18, 22, 25 & 28, 2015

Opéra national de Paris
Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris
Opera Bastille
Gounod, Faust (cover conductor)
 

May 29 & 30, 2015

Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile
Guillermo Lavado, Flute
W. Piston, Suite Incredible Flutist
E. Carter, Flute Concerto
Ravel, Ma mer l'oye
Ravel, Valses nobile et sentimental
 

June 5 & 6, 2015

Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile
Maureen Marambio, Soprano
Liszt, Symphonic poem Orpheus
Berlioz, La mort de Cleopatre
Faure, Pelleas et Melisande
Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet
 

June 8 - 13

Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile
International Conducting Masterclass Garrett Keast
Saturday, June 13
Concert featuring all active participants
 

June 19 & 20, 2015

Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile
Leonardo Colafelice, Piano
Weber, Oberon Overture
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto No. 3
Elgar, Enigma Variations
 

September 1 - October 5, 2014

Vienna State Opera
Musical Assistant to Christoph Eschenbach
Mozart, Idomeneo - new production, Kasper Holten
 

October 5, 2014

Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester / Stuttgarter Symphoniker
Theaterhaus Stuttgart, 19:30 (Premiere)
Mozart, Cosi fan tutte
 

Oct. 8 - 10, 2014

Stuttgarter Symphoniker
Preparing for Christoph Eschenbach
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5
Christopher Park, piano
 

October 27, 2014

Hamburg Ballet w/ Hamburger Symphoniker
Hamburg Staatsoper, 19:30
Othello by Neumeier: Schnittke & Pärt
Anton Barachovsky, Ljudmila Minnibaeva, violin
 

November 2, 2014

Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester / Stuttgarter Symphoniker
Gasteig Munich, Carl-Orff-Saal, 19:30
Mozart, Cosi fan tutte
 

November 11, 14 & 20, 2014

Hamburg Ballett w/ Philharmoniker Hamburg
Hamburg Staatsoper, 19:30
Tatjana by Neumeier after Eugene Onegin
Music of Lera Auerbach
 

December 4, 2014

Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine
Auditorium, salle - Dutilleux, 20:00
Pergolesi, Stabat Mater & Stravinsky, Pulcinella (complete)
Hélène Le Corre, soprano, Marianne Crebassa, mezzo-soprano
Jean-Jacques l’Anthoën, tenor, Eric Martin-Bonnet, bass
 

December 5, 2014

Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine
Agen, 20:00
Pergolesi, Stabat Mater & Stravinsky, Pulcinella (complete)
Hélène Le Corre, soprano, Marianne Crebassa, mezzo-soprano
Jean-Jacques l’Anthoën, tenor, Eric Martin-Bonnet, bass
 

 

2012 - 2013 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

2013 - 2014 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

October 25, 26, 2012

Arhus Symphony Orchestra, Denmark
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty Suite
Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjues
Rimsky-Korsakov, Sheherazade
Pablo Sainz Villegas, guitar
 

February 8, 2013

NDR Sinfonieorchester - Hamburg
Koechlin, The Jungle Book
Law of the Jungle, Les Bandar-Log
Unsuk Chin, Alice in Wonderland
Claire Booth - soprano, Susan Bickley - mezzo-soprano
 

February 23, 24, 2013

MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig
Leipzig Gewandhaus
Dvorák, American Suite
Weill, Four Walt Whitman Songs
Rachmaninov, Third Symphony
James Benjamin Rodgers, tenor
 

April 5, 2013

Hamburg Ballet w/ Philharmoniker Hamburg
Hamburg Staatsoper
Alma Mahler, Lieder
Charlotte Margiono, soprano
Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 10 (complete)
 

April 16, 2013

Bach Collegium München
Gasteig Philharmonie
Revueltas, Homenaje a García Lorca
Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjues
Schubert, Symphony No. 8, The Great, C Major
 

May 17, 2013

Mittelrhein Musik Festival
Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie Koblenz
Weber, Turandot – Overture and March
Manolo Sanlúcar, Medea for Guitar and Orchestra
Schubert, Sinfonie Nr. 5 B-Dur, D 485
Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez
 

June 16, 8pm, 2013

Prague Philharmonia
Gasteig Philharmonie, Munich
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte Overture
Beethoven, Triple Concerto
Brahms, Symphony No. 1
 

June 17, 2pm, 2013

Prague Philharmonia & Prague King's Choir
Gasteig Philharmonie, Munich
Smetana, Ma Vlast
Orff, Carmina Burana

September 15, 19*, 22, 25*, & twice October 3, 2013

Hamburg Ballett w/ Philharmoniker Hamburg
Hamburg Staatsoper
Schnittke, Concerto Grosso #1
Pärt, Tabula Rasa
Anton Barachovsky, Joanna Kamenarska, Ljudmila Minnibaeva*, Violin
Richard Hoynes, Piano
 

October 15 - November 17, 2013

Vienna State Opera
Assistant Conductor, assisting Christoph Eschenbach
Die Zauberflöte - new production, Mosche Leiser/Patrice Caurier

 

February 7, 9, 11, 2014

Virginia Opera
Norfolk - Harrison Opera House
Strauss, Ariadne auf Naxos
w/ Virginia Symphony Orchestra
 

February 14, 16, 2014

Virginia Opera
Fairfax - George Mason Univ. Performing Arts Center
Strauss, Ariadne auf Naxos
w/ Virginia Symphony Orchestra
 

March 3 - 8, 2014

National Symphony Orchestra, Washington DC
Assistant Conductor, Christoph Eschenbach
Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier - featuring Renée Fleming
 

April 26, May 3, May 11, 2014

Fort Worth Opera Festival
Bass Concert Hall
Mozart, Cosi fan Tutte
w/ Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
 

May 24, 2014

Orquestra Sinfonica do Porto
Casa da Musica, Portugal
Debussy/Caplet, Pagodes
Roussel, Evocations Part I
Elgar, Crown of India Suite
Koechlin, The Jungle Book
The Meditation of Purun Bhagat, 
La Loi de la Jungle, Les Bandar-Log
 

 
An almost perfect orchestra led by the young conductor Garrett Keast.
— Opera National de Paris – Bleatmag
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A DAZZLING COSI FAN TUTTE AT THE FORT WORTH OPERA FESTIVAL”
“Smartly led by Garrett Keast, members of the Fort Worth Symphony match the singers’ expressive range and dramatic specificity; some of the quieter wind playing is exquisite. […] Keast deserves much credit for the amazing tautness of the vocal ensembles.
— Scott Cantrell, Dallas Morning News

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Photos by Marco Borggreve

It’s really about getting into the zone with the piece you are going to conduct and play that night
— Garrett Keast
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... a brilliant performance. With Garrett Keast at its helm, this Haydn Symphony left the audience hungry for more.
— BASLER ZEITUNG

CONTACT

General Management
Michael Eriskat
Kajimoto Artists - Paris
+ 33 620 85 12 21
micha.eriskat@gmail.com
www.kajimotomusic.com

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Scandinavian Management
Jacob Soelberg
Nordic Artists Management
+45 4449 2910
jrs@nordicartistsmanagement.com
www.nordicartistsmanagement.com

Media Management & PR
Ms. Co Merz
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Artistic Advisors
Craig Urquhart, Eleanor Hope

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