24 May 2019 – Buffalo / USA
Nickel City Opera


Verdi: La Traviata

25 June 2019 – Natal / Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Rio Grande do Norte 


Wagner: Overture to Rienzi
Richard Strauss: Der Bürger als Edelmann, Op. 60
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Op. 56, “Scottish”

Matthias Manasi: pianist and conductor

22 December 2019 – Belgrade
Theatre Vuk


Massenet: Don Quichotte


Matthias Manasi visits Arizona

Matthias Manasi will be in Arizona, USA on 15 and 16 February 2020. The musical director of the Nickel City Opera in Buffalo will make his debut as a pianist and conductor with the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra in Tucson, Arizona. The maestro will take the...

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Nickel City Opera Buffalo, NY – La Traviata

Revisiting Verdi's iconic La Traviata at the Nickel City Opera in Buffalo, NY. Matthias Manasi conducts in Buffalo in a new production of La Traviata on 24 and 26 May 2019. He most recently conducted the piece at the Opera Wroclawska in Breslau. The production is...

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Matthias Manasi


Matthias Manasi is one of today’s most sought-after conductors and a prominent figure of the German conductor scene. His versatility and broad repertoire have taken him to symphony and chamber orchestras, contemporary music ensembles and opera houses around the world.
2018/19 marks Manasi’s second season as Music Director of the Nickel City Opera in Buffalo, USA.

After completing his studies, Matthias Manasi took on the classical German kapellmeister career of an opera conductor in Germany. After positions at the Kiel Opera, Staatstheater Oldenburg, Staatstheater Kassel, Staatstheater Braunschweig and Oper Leipzig, he was chief conductor and artistic director of the Orchestra Camerata Italiana in Naples, from 2010 to 2013, and conductor at the Breslau State Opera, from 2013 to 2016, where he was responsible for opera productions, such as Tschaikowsky’s Eugen Onegin, Verdi’s Falstaff, La Traviata, Giovanna d”Arco, Macbeth, Rigoletto and Nabucco, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and L’elisir d’amore, R. Strauss’ Die Frau ohne Schatten and Rosenkavalier, Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, Penderecki’s Paradise lost, Moniuszko’s Straszny Dwór and Halka, Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana, Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, Saint-Saëns’ Samson et Dalila, Tschaikowsky’s Eugen Onegin, Puccini’s La Bohème, Wagner’s Parsifal and Der Fliegende Holländer, Eötvös’ Angels in America, Szymanowksi’s Król Roger, Orefice’s Chopin, and Bizet’s Carmen and Les pêcheurs de perles. His opera repertoire now includes more than 100 musical theatre works, including numerous 20th-century operas, such as Penderecki’s Paradise Lost, Eötvös’s Angels in America, Shchedrin’s Anna Karenina, Langer’s Figaro gets a divorce (2016) and Marc Aurel Floros’ A Bad Man’s Life (1918). 



Renowned German conductor Matthias Manasi gave a performance in Almaty (English Translation)

It was Maestro Matthias Manasi’s first appearance on the stage of the Bolshoi Concert Hall of the Kazakh State Symphony Orchestra in Almaty where he conducted the Kazakh State Symphony Orchestra in a performance of a symphonic picture called ”Mergen” and Prokofiev’s Seventh Symphony…

Rome – Auditorium Conciliazione – Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma – Rossini, Casella, Stravinsky conducted masterfully by Matthias Manasi (English Translation)

Last weekend the young German conductor, Matthias Manasi, conducted the Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma together with three magnificent soloists;Alexander Hülshoff, German cellist, Filippo Faes, Italian pianist, Hugo Ticciati, English violinist, all four stars of the international world of music, and it was just pure magic.
The program began with Rossini’s brilliant William Tell Overture, followed by the Casella’s Triple Concerto, Op. 56. Casella is also remembered as being one of the most famous Italian piano virtuosos (who founded in 1930 the Trio Italiano together with Arturo Bonucci as cellist and with Alberto Poltronieri as violinist).…