Stefan Anton Reck

With his January 2001 production of Lulu when he was GMD of the Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Stefan Anton Reck drew all eyes upon himself. The opera was acclaimed by the most important international arts magazines and journals.
Reck studied at the HdK Berlin as well as in Tanglewood with Seiji Ozawa and Leonard Bernstein. In 1985, he won the International Arturo Toscanini Conducting Competition as well as the International Gino Marinuzzi Conducting Competition. From 1997 to 2000, Reck was Claudio Abbado’s assistant in Berlin. During this period, he developed great expertise in the music of Mahler as well as the New Viennese School. Before his engagement at the Teatro Massimo di Palermo, he headed the Orchestra Sinfonica di San Remo and the Orchestra Regionale del Lazio Roma. He also made guest appearances with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bavarian State Opera, the Gran Teatro del Liceo in Barcelona as well as at the Semperoper Dresden.
Alban Berg: Lulu OC 949