KAPOSI, Gergely (HUN)
Gergely Kaposi studied conducting and choir leading with prof. Lukács Ervin at the Liszt Ferenc Music Academy, Budapest (1984-1990). He took part in several conducting courses, among others with Helmuth Rilling (Leipzig, 1987, Budapest, 1989), Sergiu Celibidache (Mainz, 1989), Jurij Simonov (Miskolc, 1994, 1996, Budapest, 2003).
He has conducted over 30 masterworks of the traditional opera repertoire, including Mozart´s Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Cosi fan tutte, La clemenza di Tito and Die Zauberflöte, Verdi´s Nabucco, Il Trovatore, Un ballo di maschera and Otello, Offenbach´s Les contes d’Hoffmann, Puccini´s Tosca and Il Trittico, Britten´s The Turn of the Screw, Kodály´s Háry János and Székelyfonó. He has also conducted famous operettas: J. Strauss´ The Gipsy Baron and A Night in Venice, Kálmán´s Csárdáskirálynő (The Gipsy Princess) and A cigányprímás (The Gipsy Band Leader) and Lehár´s Die lustige Wittwe (The Merry Wodow). He has conducted in Moscow, Romania, Germany, Japan, Ukraine and in the Czech Republic.
He has taught chamber music and choral conducting at the Crescendo Summer Institute. He has also conducted and taught at the Bartók Béla Conservatory Budapest (2012). He has been the music director of the Harrow Opera Company since 2014 and the principal conductor of the London Hungarian Symphony Orchestra since 2013. He has conducted at the Hungarian State Opera and was the artistic director of The Choir of Budapest.
You can communicate with Mr. Kaposi in English.