Florian Erdl, Conducting

From 2012 until today Florian Erdl has been 1. Kapellmeister at several theaters: at the Schleswig Holsteinisches Landestheater Flensburg, at Oper Graz and currently at Theater Pforzheim, here also as an acting GMD. In the coming season he will conduct Puccinis Madama Butterfly, Humperdincks Hansel und Gretel, Tschaikowskis Eugen Onegin und Lehárs Merry Widow. He also will be experienced as a conductor in the symphony concert. Florian Erdl has been assisting GMD Sebastian Weigle several times at Oper Frankfurt since 2017. After the work on Richard Strauss’ Capriccio he conducted at Oper Frankfurt Mozart’s Magic Flute (2018) and Cosí fan tutte (2022) such as Schreker’s Der Ferne Klang/The Distant Sound (2019). As a guest conductor he worked at Nationaltheater Mannheim, Staatstheater Schwerin, Opera Kiel and Landestheater Innsbruck among others.

He conducted concerts with the Philharmonie Merck and the Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester. Since march 2020 he holds a deputy professorship of conducting at the Rostock University of Music and Drama where he led the productions of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, currently Donizetti’s Elisir d’amore and where he conducts all symphony concerts.

Recent operas he has rehearsed and conducted have included besides the ones by Mozart and Verdi Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos and Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle. His symphonic concert focus on the late romantic repertoire and the 20th century music. He also shows an extensive interest in contemporary music.

Operas he's conducted so far include Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Verdi’s Falstaff, Prokofiev’s The Love For The Three Oranges, Previn’s A Streetcar Named Desire, Wagners Rhinegold, Weill’s Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny/Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and Berg’s Lulu.

Apart from his studies in Conducting, Coaching and Music Theory, he has attended studies in Philosophy, Musicology and Direction.