Florian Erdl has been assisting GMD Sebastian Weigle several times at Oper Frankfurt since 2017. After the work on Richard Strauss’ Capriccio he will conduct at Oper Frankfurt Mozarts Magic Flute (2018) and Schrekers Der Ferne Klang/The Distant Sound (2019).
Coming saison he will lead four symphony concerts with the Symphonieorchester Bad Nauheim, the Badische Philharmonie Pforzheim, the Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester and the LJO Hessen. Besides he will conduct Wagners Rhingold, Prokofieff’s L’Amour des Trois Oranges/The Love for the three Oranges and Bizets Perlenfischer/The Pearl Fishers. He also will take over the new productions of Donizettis Elisir d’amore und Stravinskis Firebird.
Recent operas he has rehearsed and conducted have included especially ones by Verdi (La Traviata, Macbeth and Un Ballo in maschera).
His symphonic concert repertoire (he is also good at introducing works to an audience) ranges from late romantic & expressionistic pieces to works by Hans Werner Henze. He also shows an extensive interest in contemporary music – he recently led several world premieres in Dortmund.
Also he's been in charge of many concerts for children and young people (some semi-staged, some moderated by him), and the third-stream-open-air-concert with the JazzBigBand in Graz.
Operas he's conducted so far include Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Weill’s Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny/Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Verdi’s Falstaff and Berg’s Lulu.
Apart from his studies in Conducting, Coaching and Music Theory, he has attended studies in Philosophy, Musicology and Direction.