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    Schmeisser Ethan, pianist & conductor

    Schmeisser Ethan, pianist & conductor

    Ethan Schmeisser, conductor and pianist, was born in Israel. He graduated cum laude from the conducting program at the Tel Aviv Music Academy and completed his second degree under the guidance of the late Mendi Rodan. He has received the AICF scholarships. He has conducted the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Israel Camerata Jeruslaem, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion, the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra, the Israel Sinfonietta Beer Sheva, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra IBA, Barrocade and other orchestras ensembles in Israel. He has conducted at the Perugia Music Festival in Italy, the opera houses of Odessa, Lucca, Shanghai and Fuzhuo in China. He has worked as a harpsichordist and pianist for opera productions and concerts with many local orchestras including the the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. He has founded the Bononcini Ensemble and Venice female voice ensemble with whom he performed in many concerts in Israel. He was the Chorus Master and Head of Music at the Israeli Opera. At the Israeli Opera he conducted many productions in the opera house as well as at the Akko Festival and in the Israeli Opera’s community productions throughout Israel. He also performs as pianist and music director for many Israeli Opera productions including Die Zauberflote (Mozart) for the entire family, the Saturday Opera Highlights concert series and more.

    At the Israeli Opera he conducted:

    Alcina (2022)

    Orlando (2019)

    Cosi Fan Tutte (2019)
    Dido and Aeneas (2018)
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2018)

    Orfeo ed Euridice (2018) - Akko

    Die Zauberflöte (2013-2020) - community production
    Faust (2017)
    Giulio Cesare in Egitto (2017) - Akko
    La Cenerentola (2016)
    Les Pêcheurs de Perles (2016)
    The Lady and the Peddler (2015)
    L'elisir d'amore (2015)
    Schitz (2015)
    La Rondine (2015)
    Les Contes d'Hoffmann (2014)
    Rigoletto (2014)
    Un ballo in maschera (2014)
    The Turn of the Screw (2013)
    Orfeo ed Euridice (2012)
    Aufsteig und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (2012)
    La Cenerentola (2011-2012) - community production
    Die Zauberflöte (2011) 

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