Increasingly known for his work in the most demanding corners of the repertoire, conductor Evan Rogister-a dual citizen of the United States and Germany-returns to the Deutsche Oper Berlin in 2016 to lead Richard Wagner's Rienzi. This is the latest in a remarkable series of engagements for a young conductor that include two other works by Wagner Tannhäuser (Deutsche Oper Berlin) and Lohengrin (Royal Swedish Opera), Richard Strauss's Salome (The Dallas Opera), a double bill of Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle and Schoenberg's Erwartung (Göteborg Opera and Seattle Opera), Szymanowski's King Roger (The Santa Fe Opera), Verdi's Otello (Berlin and Luxembourg) and Aida (Malmö Opera), Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin (Luxembourg), André Previn's Streetcar Named Desire (Chicago Lyric Opera and L.A. Opera) and the opening production of Washington National Opera's 60th Anniversary Season (Carmen at The Kennedy Center in 2015/16).

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