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- has just been named by the Göteborg Opera to conduct its first ever Ring Cycle from 2018. This will run from 2018 to 2021- the 400th anniversary of the city of Gothenburg; and will be a part of the city's official celebrations to mark this occasion. This is the latest in a remarkable series of engagements for a young conductor that include three other works by Wagner-Rienziand Tannhäuser (Deutsche Oper Berlin) and Lohengrin (Royal Swedish Opera)-Richard Strauss's Salome (The Dallas Opera), a double bill of Bartok's Bluebeard's Castleand 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).  In the 2016/2017 season he returns to Malmö Opera to conduct a new production of Le nozze di Figaro by the legendary German stage director Peter Stein. Future engagements include a return to the Deutsche Oper Berlin to conduct Salome and Rienzi ... read full bio