Slovenské národné divadlo / Slovak National Theatre
Sep 2017 - Jun 2018
Teatros del Canal
Teatro Real de Madrid
Born in 1986 in Brazil, the young conductor, Vinicius Kattah, was the winner of the 1st-Prize at the Blue Danube International Opera Conducting Competition 2011 and the 3rd-Prize at the 7th “Luigi Mancinelli” Opera Conductors’ International Competition 2016.
Kattah is based in Vienna, Austria and during the last 7 years he has worked with several orchestras conducting at the Vienna State Opera, Musikverein, Konzerthaus, Hofburg, Schloss Schönbrunn and others. He is currently the chief conductor of the Johann Strauss Virtuosen Orchestra and the the Metropolitan Kammerorchester.
Kattah began conducting at a young age when he had the opportunity to receive a scholarship to learn from the famous German conductor Helmut Rilling in Germany and in the U.S.A..
After completing his studies Kattah’s career brought him to the opera. He was Korrepetitor and assistant conductor in the Cologne Opera house (“Die Gezeichneten”, “Entführung aus dem Serail”, “Orpheus in der Unterwelt”), guest conductor in the Slovak National Opera (“Tosca”, “I Puritani”, “Le Villi”) and currently work as a guest conductor in opera houses in Europe including Plovdiv Opera (“La Traviata”), Bourgas Opera (“La Traviata”) and Dnepropetrovsk Opera (“Rigoletto"). Vinicius is also the founder and musical director of the opera company Oh!pera (“Le Nozze di Figaro”, “Die Zauberflöte”, “Carmen”).
In 2013 Kattah conducted the operetta "Wiener Blut" at the Langenlois Festspiel, with the stage direction from Philipp Harnoncourt. Kattah’s musical talents brought him also to the modern music scene where he conducted many modern opera premieres including Dirk D’Ase’s "Azrael" for the Wien Modern Festival, "disPlace" for the Musiktheatertage Wien in Vienna 2015 and worked as assistant conductor and korrepetitor for the Neue Oper Wien (“Baal”, “Gramma”).
Kattah's specialisation is in the music of W.A.Mozart. In 2015 he founded the project Tutti Mozart where he will present all the music of Mozart for the next 10 years with period instruments in chronological order on YouTube.
Share this on Social Media
SAY HOW MUCH YOU LIKE THIS VIDEO !
Artists will only be notified about positive votes. Scores below 4 stars will remain completely anonymous.