Germany’s Stuttgart Ballet Announces New Principal Conductor

The Stuttgart Ballet has announced the appointment of conductor Mikhail Agrest as its new Principal Conductor

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The Stuttgart Ballet, in Stuttgart, Germany has this week announced the appointment of Russian-American conductor Mikhail Agrest as its new Principal Conductor.

A graduate of Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and the Saint Petersburg State Conservatory, Milhail has lead productions with the Mariinsky Theatre since 2001 – and has served as Guest Conductor with a number of leading international opera houses – including the York’s Metropolitan Opera, the English National Opera and London’s Royal Opera House.

He will replace conductor Jeffrey Tuggle in the role – who will step down at the end of the current season after 35 seasons.

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