Valentin Uryupin steps into the role of chief conductor of Moscow’s Novaya Opera Theatre at the start of the 2021/22 season.

Founded in 1991 by Yevgeny Kolobov, the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow is a beloved opera house in the heart of Moscow featuring innovative performances of classical opera repertoire, as well as, increasingly, works from the 20th and 21st centuries.

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In 2019, Wergo released a portrait CD including Anssi Karttunen’s recordings of Hans Werner Henze’s English Love Songs with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Oliver Knussen.