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Philippe Auguin

Among the most sought-after conductors of his generation, French maestro Philippe Auguin has led an extraordinary career directing masterworks in the most prestigious opera houses and orchestras in the world.  He serves as Music Director of both Washington National Opera (WNO) and Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice. Maestro Auguin's 2013-2014 season is brimming with highly anticipated operatic performances.  He opens WNO's season leading Wagner's Tristan und Isolde in September, and returns in May for ten performances of Die Zauberflöte.  Mo.

Video and Audio

Nabucco Q&A - Recorded after the May 13, 2012 performance (audio only)

Listen to Christina Scheppelmann, WNO Director of Artistic Operations, interview Nabucco cast members as well as the and conductor, Philippe Auguin.

Così fan tutte Q&A - Recorded after the March 4, 2012 performance (audio only)

Christina Scheppelmann, WNO Director of Artistic Operations, interviews Così fan tutte cast members and conductor, Philippe Auguin.

WNO Music Director Philippe Auguin on Così fan tutte.

Mozart's whimsical Così fan tutte is the wry tale of two young men who place a bet on fidelity, putting the women they love to the test through deception and seduction.

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