Artistic Director il Gusto Barocco.
* born in Germany.
In 2018, Jörg Halubek conducted new productions of Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea at Nationaltheater Mannheim and Handel’s Berenice, Regina di Egitto at Handel Festival Halle. ‚Tis year will see him on the podium for new productions at Komische Oper Berlin (Handel’s Poros), Nationaltheater Mannheim (Monteverdi Cycle) and Staatstheater Kassel (Mozart‘s Idomeneo).
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.