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Craig Kier's 2016/17 Performances

Engagements in the upcoming 2016/17 season include Madama Butterfly in his debut at Arizona Opera, his debut with Opera Saratoga leading Verdi’s Falstaff, and performances of The Nutcracker with Houston Ballet. As Director of the Maryland Opera Studio, he will lead productions of The Rape of Lucretia, Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, and Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld.





THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA
Maryland Opera Studio

THE NUTCRAKER
Houston Ballet

MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Arizona Opera (conducting debut)

ORFEO ED EURIDICE (Gluck)
Maryland Opera Studio


ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD (Offenbach)
Maryland Opera Studio


FALSTAFF
Opera Saratoga (conducting debut)




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Craig Kier's 2015/16 Performances (archive)

In 2015/16 Craig Kier enters into his second year as Director of the Maryland Opera Studio where he will lead productions of Mozart's Don Giovanni and Blitzstein's Regina. He will also return to Houston Ballet to conduct performances of Tchaikovsky's long-loved The Nutcracker and to Opera Birmingham for La traviata. In Summer of 2016 Mr. Kier will make his debut with Wolf Trap Opera conducting The Rape of Lucretia.

DON GIOVANNI

Maryland Opera Studio

November 20, 22, 23, 24, 2015
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THE NUTCRACKER

Houston Ballet
November 27 – December 27, 2015

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LA TRAVIATA
Opera Birmingham / Samford’s Wright Center

January 22, 2016 @ 7:30pm

January 24, 2016 @ 2:30 PM

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REGINA (Blitzstein)

Maryland Opera Studio
April 8, 10, 14, 16, 2016

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THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA
(Britten)

Wolf Trap Opera debut
Summer 2016

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2014/15 Season (archive)

Performances included company debuts with Opera Birmingham and Opera Santa Barbara, as well as a return to the Houston Ballet. Additionally, Craig lead Così fan tutte, L'enfant et les sortilèges, and Rossini's L'occasione fa il ladro as part of his new post as Director of the Maryland Opera Studio.

Otello (Cover Conductor)
Houston Grand Opera

 

Così fan tutte (Conductor)
Maryland Opera Studio

 

The Nutcracker (Conductor)
Houston Ballet

 

Hamlet (Conductor)
Opera Birmingham - debut

 

L’Italiana in Algeri (Conductor)
Opera Santa Barbara - debut

 

L'enfant et les sortilèges (Conductor)
Rossini - L'occasione fa il ladro (Conductor)
Maryland Opera Studio

 


2013/14 Performance Season (archive)

Die Fledermaus, Conductor (alternate cast) & Cover Conductor
Houston Grand Opera

Albert Herring, Conductor
Maryland Opera Studio
(debut)

 

The Nutcracker, Conductor
Houston Ballet

 

Rigoletto, Cover Conductor
Houston Grand Opera

 

Bound (World Premiere), Conductor
Houston Grand Opera

 

La bohème, Conductor
Lyric Opera of Kansas City (debut)

 

Il barbiere di Siviglia, Conductor
Atlanta Opera

 

Die Fledermaus, Conductor
Houston Grand Opera
Miller Outdoor Theatre

The Sound of Music, Conductor
Central City Opera
(debut)


2012/13 Season (archive)

The Music Man, Conductor
The Glimmerglass Festival
Royal Opera House, Muscat, Oman (debut)


L’italiana in Algeri
, Assistant Chorus Master & Coach
Houston Grand Opera


La bohème,
Assistant Chorus Master
Houston Grand Opera


The Nutcracker
, Conductor
Houston Ballet


Show Boat
, Cover Conductor & Assistant Chorus Master
Houston Grand Opera


Don Giovanni
, Chorus Master
Houston Grand Opera


Il trovatore
, Cover Conductor & Assistant Chorus Master
Houston Grand Opera


Tristan und Isolde
, Assistant Chorus Master
Houston Grand Opera


Peter Pan
, Conductor
Houston Ballet

La donna del lago, Cover Conductor

Santa Fe Opera

 

 

2011/12 Season (archive)

Il barbiere di Siviglia, Conductor (Alternate Cast) & Assistant Chorus Master
Houston Grand Opera


Fidelio,
Assistant Chorus Master
Houston Grand Opera


The Nutcracker
, Conductor
Atlanta Ballet (debut)


The Nutcracker,
Conductor
Houston Ballet (debut)


La traviata
, Cover Conductor, Banda Conductor & Assistant Chorus Master
Houston Grand Opera


Don Carlos
(original five-act French version), Cover Conductor, Banda Conductor & Assistant Chorus Master
Houston Grand Opera


Maria Stuarda
, Assistant Chorus Master
Houston Grand Opera


Il barbiere di Siviglia,
Conductor
Houston Grand Opera
Miller Outdoor Theatre


Lost in the Stars,
Guest Conductor & Cover Conductor
The Glimmerglass Festival (debut)


The Music Man
, Cover Conductor
The Glimmerglass Festival