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09.16.18
Emmanuel Villaume, Andrew von Oeyen, PKF Prague Philharmonia
RAVEL, DEBUSSY, BIZET Orchestral Works Andrew von Oeyen (piano), PKF — Prague Philharmonia, cond Emmanuel Villaume
The Sunday Times
04.26.18
Emmanuel Villaume, Andrew von Oeyen
A Different View
Theater Jones
04.23.18
Emmanuel Villaume, Andrew von Oeyen
Risen from the pit, Dallas Opera Orchestra impresses with Villaume, von Oeyen
Texas Classical Review
03.06.18
Emmanuel Villaume
Faust: Frame’s Unique Concepts Combine With Glorious Singing From Ailyn Pérez & Ben Bernheim
Opera Wire
03.04.18
Emmanuel Villaume
Splendid cast gives Gounod his due in muddled 'Faust' at Lyric Opera
Chicago Tribune
03.04.18
Emmanuel Villaume
It’s high-tech versus low-tech in razzle-dazzle staging of ‘Faust’ at Lyric
Chicago Sun-Times
01.30.18
Emmanuel Villaume
Review: Met HD: Tosca
TrendFEM
01.19.18
Emmanuel Villaume
At the Metropolitan Opera, Dallas Opera Music Director Emmanuel Villaume makes a splash in a new production of Tosca.
Theater Jones
12.07.17
Emmanuel Villaume
Vive L'ENFANT! From Juilliard's Troops with Conductor Villaume at Alice Tully Hall
Broadway World
12.06.17
Emmanuel Villaume
The Kids Are Alright (though one is a brat)
Super Conductor
11.12.17
Emmanuel Villaume
Thaïs: Ailyn Pérez & Gerald Finley Must Be Heard In Gorgeous Revival of Massenet Masterpiece
Opera Wire
11.20.15
Emmanuel Villaume
The Dallas Opera Announces Contract Extension to 2022 with Emmanuel Villaume
Dallas Opera
04.06.15
Emmanuel Villaume
Emmanuel Villaume receives glowing reviews for Iolanta, Héroïque, and Manon
04.30.13
Emmanuel Villaume
EMMANUEL VILLAUME APPOINTED MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE DALLAS OPERA
01.24.13
Emmanuel Villaume
La Boheme Review Popular opera still enchants
Chicago Critic

French-born conductor Emmanuel Villaume has led captivating performances with the most prominent opera companies and symphony orchestras around the world. Entering his sixth season as Music Director of The Dallas Opera, Villaume leads three productions at the Winspear Opera House in the 2018/19 season, beginning in October with performances of both Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer and Bizet's Carmen. Following his critically acclaimed performances of Thaïs and David McVicar's new production of Tosca last season at the Metropolitan OperaVillaume returns to the Met in November for performances of Les pêcheurs de perles. He finishes his Dallas Opera season with Manon Lescaut in March, followed by his hotly anticipated European return at the Deutsche Oper Berlin conducting Massenet's Don Quichotte.

Mo. Villaume continues his tenure this season as Music Director and Chief Conductor of the PKF - Prague Philharmonia, a position he has held since 2015. Recent projects with the PKF include a Deutsche Grammophon recording with Anna Netrebko, Warner Classics releases with soprano Angela Gheorghiu, pianist Andrew von Oeyen, and tenor Bryan Hymel, and a special New Year's celebration concert at the Royal Opera House Muscat. Additional recent orchestral performances include at New York's Avery Fisher Hall for the 2014 Richard Tucker Gala and at Alice Tully Hall for concerts with the Juilliard Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago, the White Nights Festival at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Russia, and a European concert tour of Iolanta with performances in Lucerne, Copenhagen, Monte Carlo, and London's Royal Albert Hall featuring soprano Anna Netrebko. Villaume returned to the Royal Opera House Muscat in December 2015 for a concert with the PKF and guest soprano Sondra Radvanovsky ... read full bio