26th of October Junge Oper Rhein-Main

After five intense weeks of rehearsing the team of the Jungen Oper Rhein-Main celebrated the premiere of the new opera “Caliban” by Moritz Eggert, based on Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”, on the 26th of October at Theater Rüsselsheim. The next performance will be on Saturday, 10th of November at 7.30 pm at Theater Aschaffenburg. Much appreciation to all the musicians, the dedicated directing team and a special thank you to the organization of Junge Oper Rhein-Main for making this production possible.   “Caliban” – Chamber opera by Moritz Eggert/Libretto Peter te Nuyl Stage Director: Max Koch Set design: Theresa Steinert Costume design: Sophie Simon Conductor: David Holzinger   Caliban: Michael Long Prospero: Josia Jacobi Miranda: Katharina Nieß Ferdinand/Stephano: Thomas Dorn Trinculo: Manuela Strack  

28th of September 2018 Guest Conductor Pazardzhik Symphonic

The last week of September 2018 offered the fantastic possibility to work together with the Pazardzhik Symphonic Orchestra and open the season with a concert containing the masterpieces: f-minor Symphony Nr. 49 by Joseph Haydn and the A-Major Symphony by Ludwig v. Beethoven.

23rd of July 2018 “Beethoven Plus-” Festival

To be offered the rare opportunity to work on and perform Ludwig van Beethovens Fantasy for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra, is a thrilling gift for a young conductor and impossible to neglect.

Blessed with this gift, David Holzinger will perform this work with members of the Vienna State Opera, the Europe United Orchestra and the soloist Ariane Haering in his hometown at the Beethoven Plus Festival, founded by the renowned conductor Karolos Trikolidis.


Piano Ariane Haering

Soloists Members of the Vienna State Opera

Chorus Accolada Chorus Riga, Cantica Nova Slovakia, Men’s Chorus Bad Aussee

Europe United Orchestra

Conductor David Holzinger


The concert will be on the 23rd of July, 8pm at the town hall Bad Aussee.

May – July 2018 “Ermione” at the Opera Festival Tyrol

In the summer of 2018 David Holzinger was reinvited to assist the artistic director of the opera festival Tyrol – the Tiroler Festspiele in Erl, Gustav Kuhn at the new production of the opera Ermione by Gioachino Rossini.


Pirro Ferdinand von Bothmer

Ermione Maria Radoeva

Oreste Iurie Ciobanu

Pilade Hui Jin

Cleone Maria Novella Malfatti

Attalo Giorgio Valenta

Andromaca Svetlana Kotina

Fenicio Giovanni Battista Parodi

Cerfisa Alena Sautier


The opera will premiere on the 6th of July, 7pm and on the 14th of July in the festival hall.

24rd – 29th July 2018 Conducting Masterclass with Benjamin Zander

Among ten chosen participants, David Holzinger will be taking part in an international conducting masterclass with Benjamin Zander at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

In sessions over one week works of Beethoven, Brahms and Mahler will be explored.

The final concert will be on the 29th of July, 7.30pm at the Concert Hall of the RNCM.