Roland Böer


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»Roland Böer elicits a maximum of tonal sensuality, conciseness and transparency from the score«

Klaus Kalchschmid, Süddeutsche Zeitung, October 2023


Roland Böer has been General Music Director of the Nuremberg State Theatre and Chief Conductor of the Nuremberg State Philharmonic Orchestra since the 2023/24 season.

He has made guest appearances at leading international opera houses such as Teatro alla Scala, the Royal Opera House and English National Opera London, Deutsche Oper and Komische Oper Berlin, Opéra du Rhin Strasbourg, Vienna Volksoper, Royal Opera Houses Stockholm and Copenhagen, Polish State Opera Warsaw, Czech National Theatre Prague and New National Theatre Tokyo.

As a concert conductor, he has led the London Symphony and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestras, the Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the hr Symphony Orchestra and the Munich Radio Orchestra, the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and the Deutsche Radiophilharmonie.

From 2002 to 2008 he was Kapellmeister at the Oper Frankfurt. From 2009, Roland Böer led the Festival "Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte di Montepulciano" for twelve years, first as musical, then as artistic director, and was also Principal Guest Conductor of the Mikhailovsky Theatre St. Petersburg until 2019.

He has recorded with the Philharmonia Orchestra for EMI and OPERA RARA, with the Scottish Symphony Orchestra for the BBC and with the Bamberger Symphoniker for the Bayerischer Rundfunk, among others. Roland Böer's debut at the Teatro alla Scala with "The Magic Flute" in William Kentridge's production has been released on DVD by OPUS ARTE.

Roland Böer was awarded the Congregation Award RNCM Fellow by the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and is an honorary citizen of the city of Montepulciano.


Current Season

In his first season as General Music Director at the Nuremberg State Theatre, Roland Böer e. g. conducts the new productions of Hindemith's Mathis der Maler (staging: Jens-Daniel Herzog), Mozart's Don Giovanni (staging: Vera Nemirova) and Richard Wagner's Parsifal (staging: David Hermann). He is also responsible for the programming of the Philharmonic Concert Series and new concert formats at unusual venues.

All projects, concerts and dates can be found on the website of the Nuremberg State Theatre:

>> Roland Böer – current season

Season Preview

The 2024/25 season booklet provides insights into Roland Böer's program concept and his work at the Nuremberg State Theatre in the coming season:

>> season booklet 24/25 (in German)

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