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    Fisch Asher, conductor

    Fisch Asher, conductor


    Asher Fisch, conductor, was born in Israel. He was the music director of the Israeli Opera between 1998-2008. He is the Principal Conductor and he Artistic Advisor of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. His vast opera repertoire includes Der Ring des Nibelungen, Tristan und Isolde, Tannhauser, Lohengrin, Parsifal, Der fliegende Hollander (Wagner), Werther (Massenet), La boheme, Manon Lescaut, Turandot (Puccini), Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach), Der Rosenkavalier, Arabella, Capriccio (R. Strauss), Carmen (Bizet), Otello, La forza del destino, Falstaff, Un ballo in maschera (Verdi), Andrea Chenier, Fedora (Giordano), Fidelio (Beethoven), Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilea) and many others. He conducts regularly at the opera houses of Munich, Vienna, Bologna, Naples, Turin, Dresden, Madrid, Tokyo as well as at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and others. He also conducts numerous leading symphony orchestras all over the world. At the Israeli Opera he conducted many operas including Elektra, Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss), A Journey to the End of the Millennium (Bardanashvili), Norma (Bellini), Yevgeny Onegin (Tchaikovsky), Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saens), Wozzeck (Berg), Attila, Don Carlo (Verdi), Rusalka (Dvorak), Il triticco (Puccini) and many others.  


    At the Israeli Opera he has conducted many productions including:

    Dialogues des Carmélites (2024)

    A Journey to the End of the Millennium (2008) - a tour to the Rome Opera

    La forza del destino (2008)

    Il trittico (2007)

    Ariadne auf Naxos (2007)

    Falstaff (2007)

    Der Rosenkavalier (2006)

    Don Carlo (2006)

    L'elisir d'amore (2005) - tour to the Deutsche Oper Berlin

    Samson et Dalila (2005)

    A Journey to the End of the Millennium (2005)

    Wozzeck (2005)

    Rusalka (2004)

    Attila (2004)

    La traviata (2003) - tour the Wiesbaden Mai Festival

    Aida (2003)

    Yevgeni Onegin (2003)

    Carmen (2002)
    Die Fledermaus (2001)

    Otello (2001)

    Norma (2001)

    La forza del destino (2001)

    Elektra (2000)

    Turandot (2000)

    Tosca (1999)

    The Rake's Progress (1999)

    Le nozze di Figaro (1997)

    Pagliacci (1995)

    Cavalleria rusticana (1995)

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (1994)

    A Love for Three Oranges (1992)

    Yevgeni Onegin (1992)

    Don Pasquale (1991)

    La traviata (1991)

    The Bartered Bride (1991)

    The Turn of the Screw (1990, 1992)

    Hansel und Gretel (1990)

    The Medium (1990)

    Die Entfhurung aus dem Serail (1990)

    Cosi fan tutte (1990)

    L'elisir d'amore (1989)

    La boheme (1987, 1989, 1993)


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