Patrick Francis Chestnut

Conductor & Deputy Choral Director
Born in California, pianist and conductor Patrick Francis Chestnut studied piano, cello and jazz at Indiana University in Bloomington and attended various master classes. He worked as a conductor with the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, was assistant conductor at the Western Opera Theater San Francisco and conductor in residence at the Opera Camerata in Pittsburgh. After an engagement in the opera studio of the San Francisco Opera and a stay in Perugia (Italy), he moved to Bremerhaven as a repetiteur with conducting duties in 1993 and was repetiteur and Kapellmeister at the Staatstheater Saarbrücken from 1994 to 1997. This was followed by engagements in Koblenz, Mainz and Detmold and freelance activities as conductor and pianist. In 2008 Patrick Francis Chestnut was engaged as a repetiteur at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, since the 2018/19 season he has been deputy choral director. Here he has conducted "The Magic Flute" (Mozart), "Rigoletto" (Verdi), "L'elisir d'amore" (Donizetti), "Puss in Boots" (Montsalvatge), "The Csárdás Princess" and "The Circus Princess" (Kálmán), as well as "Trouble in Tahiti" (Bernstein), "Der Graf von Luxemburg" (Lehár), "Hänsel und Gretel" (Humperdinck), "Gulliver's Travels" (Resch), "Geisterritter" (Reynolds), "Die Fledermaus" (J. Strauss) as well as the ballet evenings b.24 and b.25, "Comedian Harmonists in Concert", "Andrea Chénier" (Giordano), "Il barbiere di Siviglia" (Rossini), "Lucia di Lammermoor" (Donizetti), Offenbach's "Orpheus in the Underworld" and Verdi's "La traviata". In the 2022/23 season Patrick Francis Chestnut will take over the musical direction of the ballet evening "Coppélia X Machina" and "Comedian Harmonists in Concert", the musical direction and choral direction of Lucia Ronchetti's "Das fliegende Klassenzimmer" as well as the choral direction of Wagner's "Der fliegende Holländer", Bellini's "La sonnambula", Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur" and Eggert's "Iwein Löwenritter".
Sun 14.05.2023
Theater Duisburg
16:00 - 18:00
Premiere, Family card Opera, Young Opera
Tue 16.05.2023
Theater Duisburg
11:00 - 13:00
Opera, Young Opera
Thu 18.05.2023
Theater Duisburg
16:00 - 18:00
Family card Opera, Young Opera
Fri 26.05.2023
Theater Duisburg
11:00 - 13:00
Opera, Young Opera
Sat 27.05.2023
Theater Duisburg
16:00 - 18:00
Family card Opera, Young Opera
Sun 04.06.2023
Theater Duisburg
17:00 - 19:00
Family card Opera, Young Opera
Mon 05.06.2023
Theater Duisburg
11:00 - 13:00
Opera, Young Opera
Sun 12.03.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
20:00 - 21:15
Revival Opera, Concert
Fri 31.03.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 20:45
Opera, Concert
Sun 07.05.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
18:30 - 19:45
Opera, Concert
Fri 02.06.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 20:45
Opera, Concert
Sat 10.06.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 20:45
Family card Opera, Concert
Sun 26.02.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
18:30 - 21:30
Premiere Opera
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Premieren-Abo Düsseldorf
Sat 04.03.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Neuproduktionen-Abo
Thu 09.03.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Pay what you want! Opera
Pay what you want!
Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo 2
Sun 12.03.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
15:00 - 18:00
Opera
This performance will be recorded for online streaming, which will be available free of charge for six months from 21 April at www.operavision.eu. Please note that you may be in the camera's field of vision. By attending the performance, you give the Deutsche Oper am Rhein permission to make these recordings and to publish them for an unlimited period of time.
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Sonntagnachmittags-Abo 1
Wed 15.03.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
This performance will be recorded for online streaming, which will be available free of charge for six months from 21 April at www.operavision.eu. Please note that you may be in the camera's field of vision. By attending the performance, you give the Deutsche Oper am Rhein permission to make these recordings and to publish them for an unlimited period of time.
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Mittwochs-Abo
Sat 18.03.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Samstags-Abo 2
Fri 24.03.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Freitags-Abo
Wed 01.02.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 21:15
Ballett
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Ballett-Abo 2
Fri 03.02.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 21:15
Ballett
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Ballett-Abo 1
Sat 11.02.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 21:15
Ballett
Im Anschluss: Nachgefragt
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Samstags-Abo 2
Sun 12.02.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
18:30 - 20:15
Ballett
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Kleines Abo 1, Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo 4
Fri 03.02.2023
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:15
Opera
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Kleines Abo, Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo D
Wed 08.02.2023
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:15
Family card Opera
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Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo A A
Tue 07.03.2023
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:15
Opera
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Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo B
Wed 29.03.2023
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:15
Opera
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Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo C
Sat 04.02.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 23:00
Opera
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Sun 19.02.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
18:30 - 22:00
Opera
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Fri 24.02.2023
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 23:00
Opera
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