In the beginning of the season 2012/13 Tomas Netopil returns to the Opéra National de Paris, where he conducts a series of Offenbach’s Les Contes d’ Hoffmann. Afterwards he leads the new production of Magic Fluteat the Vlaamse Opera Antwerpen. The new production of L’ Amour des trois
oranges brings him to the
Nederlands Opera Amsterdam. Finally he takes over the musical direction of Halévy’s operaLa Juive, which will be presented in a new production at Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden. In the concert field Maestro Netopil will conduct concerts with the
Orchestre de Paris (Janacek, Strauss, Dvorak), l’ Orchestre National de Lyon (Dvorak: Requiem), the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAI Torino (Dvorak, Janacek), the Orchestra of the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (Rachmaninoff, Brahms), the MDR Sinfonierochester at Gewandhaus Leipzig (Wagner, Mahler, Janacek), the Beethoven Orchester Bonn (Dvorak: Requiem), the Wiener Symphoniker at Wiener Musikverein (Dvorak, Bartók) and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in Prague. As of the season 2013/14 Tomas Netopil is appointed Generalmusikdirektor of Theater & Philharmonie Essen.
After his successful debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker and the Philharmonia Orchestra London, Tomas Netopil conducted in the season 2011/12 for the first time the Symphonieorchester
des Bayerischen Rundfunks München and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. In addition, he was re-invited to work with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestraand the Philharmonie Essen. At the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden Tomas Netopil lead the new production of La Clemenza di Titoand the revival of Salome. At the National Theater in Prague, where as of 2009 M.o Netopil is music director, he conducted
the new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni. In spring 2012 he made his debut with the Flying Dutchman at the New National Theatre Tokyo. In the preseasons Tomas Netopil conducted new productions at the Opéra National de Paris (Katya Kabanova),
at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia Valencia (The Bartered Bride) and at the Teatro Regio Torino (Idomeneo). He has performed at the Staatsoper München, the Salzburger Festspiele, at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro Carlo Felice Genova, Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Teatro Regio Torino, Teatro Comunale in Bolognaand at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice.
In concert he appeared with the Israel Philharmonic
Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo, London Philharmonic Orchestra,
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Genève, Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, Filarmonica della
Scala,Accademia Santa Cecilia Roma, Oslo Philharmonic Royal Stockholm
Philharmonic, Royal Flemish Philharmonic, Orchestre National du Capitole Toulouse,Orchestre National de Lille, Orchestre National de
Montpellier, Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra,
Prague Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Frankfurter
Museumsorchester, Staatsorchester Stuttgart, MDR Symphony Orchestra Leipzig, Sydney Symphony
Orchestra, Staatskapelle Weimar, Philharmonie Essen, at the Teatro Sao
Carlos Lisboa and Teatro Lirico Cagliari.
studied violin and conducting in his native Czech republicas well as at the Royal College of
Music in Stockholm under the guidance of Prof.
Jorma Panula.. In 2002 he
won the 1st Sir Georg Solti Conductors Competition at the Alte Oper