His Tchaikovsky is opulent, lyrically broadly breathed, with numerous noticeable rubati, beautifully worked-out lines, emotional, but at the same time rich in detail.

Pizzicato Luxemburg


Stuttgarter Philharmoniker
Music Director & Chief Conductor

The Israeli Opera Tel Aviv
Music Director

Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion
Music Director

Teatro di San Carlo
Music Director, from January 2023

Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Laureate

Dan Ettinger was born in Israel. He has been the music director of the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra since the beginning of the 2015 / 2016 season and the New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv since 2018. He was music director of the Nationaltheater in Mannheim from 2009 to 2016 as well as principal conductor for the Israel Symphony Orchestra and the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. After initially studying the piano, he began a career as a singer before turning his sights on conducting. He made his debut in Tel Aviv in 1999. From 2003 to 2009, he was Kapellmeister and assistant at the Berlin Staatsoper Unter den Linden where he conducted an extensive repertoire (La Bohème, Carmen, Così fan tutte, Don Giovanni, L’elisir d’amore, Falstaff, Macbeth, Madama Butterfly, Le nozze di Figaro, Tannhäuser, Tosca, La Traviata, Turandot, Die Zauberflöte).

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16 May 2023
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Concert with Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid

On May 24, Dan Ettinger takes the baton to direct the esteemed Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid at the Auditorio Nacional De Música. This highly anticipated event will captivate the audience with stunning repertoire by Mozart and Strauss that showcases the timeless brilliance of classical music.  Through the emotive power of Mozart's Symphony No. 40 and the heroic narrative of Strauss' Ein Heldenleben, audiences will be {…}

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