Artistic Director il Gusto Barocco.
* born in Germany.
In 2018, Jörg Halubek conducted new productions of Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea and Marienvesper at Nationaltheater Mannheim as well as Handel’s Berenice, Regina di Egitto at Handel Festival Halle. 2019 saw him on the podium of Handel’s Poros at Komische Oper Berlin. In December 2019, he will conduct Mozart’s Idomeneo at Staatstheater Kassel, before he will continue the Monteverdi cycle at Nationaltheater Mannheim.
The baroque specialist conducted Blow’s Venus and Adonis and Littere’s Los elementos at Kasseler Musiktage Festival (Kasseler Musiktage), Handel’s Berenice, Regina di Egitto (Händel-Festspiele Halle 2018), Keiser’s Die römische Unruhe. Oder: Die edelmütige Octavia (Innsbruck’s Festival of Early Music 2017) and Mozart’s Lucia Silla (Staatstheater Kassel), Traetta’s Antigona at Staatstheater Kassel. In 2017, he started a cycle of Monteverdi operas at Nationaltheater Mannheim with Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria.
Upon founding the Stuttgart baroque orchestra “il Gusto Barocco” in 2008, Jörg Halubek began working as the ensemble director and conductor. One emphasis is music theatre, hearing known works with new ears and discovering forgotten compositions. In 2009, Jörg Halubek assumed the musical assistance of Vivaldi’s Juditha triumphans at the Salzburg Festival – and conducted performances of the co-production with Stuttgart State Opera at Stuttgart’s Schauspielhaus.
Jörg Halubek made a name for himself as a baroque opera conductor at Staatstheater Kassel, where new productions since 2012 included Gluck’s Iphigenie, Handel’s Saul, Scarlatti’s Griselda, Vinci’s L’Artaserse and Vivaldi’s L’Olimpiade. At Wuppertaler Bühnen, Bach‘s St. John Passion was performed under his baton in 2015 and 2016. At Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Jörg Halubek conducted new productions of Handel’s Agrippina, Hercules and Serse from 2014 to 2016.