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11.25.14
Asher Fisch
Revelations in Schumann, Berg and Strauss: Conductor Asher Fisch with the MSO
Express Milwaukee
10.28.14
Asher Fisch
Lyric Opera's 'Il Trovatore' grand opera at its finest
Chicago Sun Times
10.28.14
Asher Fisch
Lyric revisits one of Verdi's toe-tappers with success
Chicago Tribune
07.17.14
Asher Fisch, Mariss Jansons, Christine Goerke
Helpmann Award nominates Asher Fisch, Christine Goerke and Mariss Jansons
Helpmann Awards
07.14.14
Asher Fisch
Cleveland Orchestra and guest artists bring special character to core repertoire
The Plain Dealer
07.07.14
Asher Fisch
BSO, Fleming uncork new season at Tanglewood
The Boston Globe
07.07.14
Asher Fisch
Ohlsson and German Romanticism
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
10.04.13
Asher Fisch
MSO program brings fire to Wagner, cohesion to Bartok
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
09.16.13
Asher Fisch
Dream due show finesse
The West Australian
09.10.13
Asher Fisch
Asher Fisch promises WASO a 2014 season to remember
Limelight
09.08.13
Asher Fisch
Live review: Asher Fisch conducts (West Australian Symphony Orchestra)
Limelight
03.15.13
Asher Fisch
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Tribune
03.15.13
Asher Fisch
Barenboim's son makes a memorable debut with the CSO
Chicago Sun-Times
11.02.12
Asher Fisch
ASO review: Dark Mozart, intense Strauss, rare Wagner with guest conductor Asher Fisch
ArtsATL
11.01.12
Asher Fisch
REVIEW - Asher Fisch: Liszt Wagner Paraphrases
MusicWeb International
10.26.12
Asher Fisch
SF Symphony review: Fisch's fervent debut
San Francisco Chronicle
10.25.12
Asher Fisch
S.F. Symphony’s Actually Autumnal Brahms
San Francisco Classical Voice
10.14.12
Asher Fisch
A brilliant new voice gleams in Seattle Opera's 'Fidelio'
Seattle Times
08.06.12
Asher Fisch
Turandot: an impressive and moving triumph
Seattle Times
07.23.12
Asher Fisch
BSO: The view from Valhalla
The Berkshire Eagle
07.22.12
Asher Fisch
Tanglewood recreates historic 1937 all-Wagner concert
MassLive.com
07.19.12
Asher Fisch
Asher Fisch discusses performing Wagner with the BSO
Boston Globe
07.12.12
Asher Fisch
Liszt Wagner Paraphrases
Melba Recordings
05.03.12
Asher Fisch
WASO announces Principal Conductor and Artistic Adviser
West Australian Symphony Orchestra
05.03.12
Asher Fisch
Asher Fisch to take up WASO baton
Limelight Magazine
07.04.11
Asher Fisch
Philadelphia Orchestra and Longwood – perfect together
Philadelphia Inquirer
10.09.10
Asher Fisch
Moving ahead minus Muti: Fisch ably leads challenging program
Chicago Sun-Times
10.09.10
Asher Fisch
Fisch takes over Muti program, Wagnerian warts and all
Chicago Tribune
10.07.10
Asher Fisch
Subbing for Muti, Asher Fisch makes an impressive CSO debut
Chicago Classical Review
08.03.10
Asher Fisch
Mind sex and ‘Tristan’
Crosscut
08.02.10
Asher Fisch
Seattle Opera’s ‘Tristan and Isolde’ presented masterfully as an opera of the mind
Seattle Times
09.14.09
Asher Fisch
Classical and Rock, Blended Pleasingly
The New York Times
09.10.09
Asher Fisch
No Mikes: Just a Man, His Voice and Fans
The New York Times
09.07.09
Asher Fisch
Ill Wind Delivers the Goods
The West Australian
03.29.08
Asher Fisch
A wand-man called Fisch: Symphony, Eaglen sound terrific with guest conductor
The Kansas City Star

In March 2014, Israeli conductor Asher Fisch becomes Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in Perth. Mr. Fisch is currently Principal Guest Conductor of the Seattle Opera, where he conducted its quadrennial Wagner Ring Cycle in summer 2013, and his former posts include Music Director of the New Israeli Opera (1998-2008) and the Wiener Volksoper (1995-2000).

A seasoned conductor in both the operatic and symphonic worlds, and a frequent guest to the great orchestras and the most renowned opera houses, his appointment to WASO is Mr. Fisch's first chief artistic position with a symphony orchestra. Known best for his interpretative command of core German and Italian repertoire of the Romantic and post-Romantic era, in particular Wagner, Brahms, Strauss, and Verdi, he also conducts a wide variety of other repertoire from Gluck to contemporary works, and serves as an advocate of such composers as Avner Dorman and others. 

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