Diego Matheuz is a graduate of the internationally known Venezuelan Sistema, and is already widely known as one of the most promising talents from the Americas. Diego held the title of Principal Conductor of Teatro la Fenice from September 2011 to 2015, and continues to return regularly. From 2013 to 2016 Diego was also Principal Guest Conductor of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Last season he conducted the Konzerthausorchester Berlin at the ECHO Klassik Awards, broadcast live on ZDF TV.
An accomplished opera conductor, this season Diego returns to Spain for his debut at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia conducting Madama Butterfly. Later this season Diego will conduct a double bill of Wolf-Ferrari’s Il Segreto di Susanna and Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine at the Teatro Regio Torino featuring soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci, and Rossini’s Adina o Il califfo di Bagdad at the Rossini Festival Pesaro.
Diego’s orchestral engagements this season are focused in Europe, where he conducts the Brussels Philharmonic, BBC Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Bordeaux Aquitaine, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana and Warsaw Philharmonic among others. He also returns to Japan to work with Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra.