L’Opéra National de Lorraine appoints new music director9:45, 12th February 2013
Tito Muñoz has been appointed as music director of the Opéra National de Lorraine and the Orchestre symphonique et lyrique de Nancy, effective from June 2011.
The 27-year-old American conductor recently completed a three year-tenure as Assistant Conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra and previously served as Assistant Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra.
He made his operatic debut with the Opéra National de Lorraine in 2009, conducting Caballero’s Romantic zarzuela, Los sobrinos del Capitán Grant.
Muñoz’s first performance in his new role will be an orchestral concert on 23 June, featuring works by Grieg and Copland.