The conductor Iñaki Encina Oyón makes his debut at the Opéra national de Paris

Iñaki Encina Oyón

The next 2 October, the Basque conductor Iñaki Encina Oyón will be in front of the Orchestra and Choirs of the National Opera of París, to direct Iphigenia in Tauris Gluck (1714-1787) in the Palais Garnier, in an original production with stage signature by Krzysztof Warlikowski. The Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraugh (Iphigenia), American baritone Jarrett Ott (Oreste) and the French tenor Julien Behr (Pylade) lead the cast of this lyrical tragedy in four acts premiered in Paris in 1779.

The conductor Iñaki Encina Oyón, what in 2005 joined the Atelier Lyrique de la Opéra national de Paris, He is a regular baton on the French music circuit, where he has conducted numerous operas and oratorios such as La Finta Giardiniera Mozart, Madame Butterfly Puccini, Oviedo y Mario Mozart, The Uninhabited Island Haydn, Idomeneo Mozart, Hippolyte et Aricie Rameau, Abu Hassan | by Weber, Falstaff the Salieri, Athalia Haendel, San John the Baptist de Stradella, The triumph of time and disappointment Haendel, Y The day of judgment of Telemann. His extensive repertoire also includes titles from contemporary composers such as Barber, Xavier Dayer, Philippe Fénelon o Kaija Saariaho, among others. Since 2016, es el musical director of the Académie Baroque Internationale del prestigious Festival du Périgord Noir, and has worked as assistant conductor to Thomas Hengelbrock at the Aix-en-Provence Festival.

He 15 October, Iñaki Encina Oyón's second album project in his role as a pianist will be released, with the Guatemalan soprano Adriana González; is about Complete Songs by Albéniz, on the Audax Records label. His most immediate commitments include a recital with Adriana González at the Opéra de Lille, The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart in the Toulon Opera, Y Alcina by Handel at the Opéra national de Paris.

Photography © Marine Cessat-Bégler

Iñaki Encina Oyón