Alain Guingal


Alain Guingal
Conductor
Alain Guingal regularly conducts at the most important opera houses in France. He was Musical Director of the Opéra Grand Avignon from 1975 to 1981. There he conducted, among others, Der Fliegende Holländer, Thaïs, Simon Boccanegra, and La traviata. He frequently appears on prestigious international stages, including Opéra National de Paris, Wiener Staatsoper, Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Bavarian State Opera in Munich, Washington National Opera, Teatro Real in Madrid and Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona. In Italy he has conducted on the podium of Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova, Teatro Regio di Torino, Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and Teatro San Carlo di Napoli. His recent engagements include Manon at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, La forza del destino, La Gioconda and Aida at the Opera Royal de Wallonie in Liège, La traviata and Roberto Devereux at the Opéra de Marseille, Werther in Las Palmas, Les contes d’Hoffmann in Bilbao, Mireille at the Opéra de Toulon, Don Quichotte and Werther in Tokyo, Thaïs in Oviedo, Lakmé at the Opera de Nice, Les Pécheurs de perles at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago del Cile, Manon at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Carmen at the Teatro San Carlo di Napoli and in Avignon. During the last seasons he conducted acclaimed productions of Thais at Teatro Municipal de São Paulo, Simon Boccanegra, Madama Butterfly and Mireille at Opéra Grand Avignon, Donizetti’s Poliuto at Opéra de Marseille, Auber’s La Muette de Portici at Teatro Petruzelli in Bari, Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda at Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Lucia di Lammermoor at Opéra de Marseille, Carmen at Festival d’Opéra de Avenches and Rigoletto in Antibes.