At the age of only 35, Paris-born Alain Altinoglu can already look back on an impressive and successful career as an opera conductor. He is a regular guest at the big opera houses worldwide, such as the Metropolitan Opera New York, the Wiener Staatsoper, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Staatsoper unter den Linden, the Bayerische Staatsoper München and all four opera houses in Paris: the Opéra National, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Opéra-Comique and the Théâtre du Châtelet. He has also appeared at the festivals in Salzburg, Orange and Aix-en-Provence.
He has already conducted renowned orchestras such as the Staatskapelle Berlin, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the Orchestra della Fenice Venezia, l’Orchestre National de France, l’Orchestre de Paris, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Ensemble Intercontemporain and the Gulbenkian Orchestra Lisbon.
Particularly interested in the Lied repertoire, Alain Altinoglu as a pianist regularly accompanies the mezzo-soprano Nora Gubisch. A recording of songs by Henri Duparc was released with the “Cascavelle” label. He recorded also operas and symphonic pieces for Naïve, Universal or Deutsche Grammophon.
Born in 1975, Alain Altinoglu studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, where he also taught as professor of the vocal ensemble class for ten years.