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 work as a 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 "Il barbiere di Siviglia" (Rossini), "Lucia di Lammermoor" (Donizetti), Offenbach's "Orpheus in the Underworld" and Verdi's "La traviata". In the 2023/24 season Patrick Francis Chestnut will take over the musical direction of "Comedian Harmonists - Best of", "Orpheus in the Underworld" and Ronchetti's "The Flying Classroom" as well as the choral direction of Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman", Bock's "Anatevka", "La traviata", Bellini's "I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Romeo and Juliet)", Rossini's "La Cenerentola", Eggert's "Iwein Löwenritter", "Il barbiere di Siviglia" and Puccini's "Madama Butterfly".
Sun 16.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
18:30 - 20:45
Premiere Opera
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Premieren-Abo Düsseldorf
Fri 21.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 21:45
Circle of Friends-Premiere Opera
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Neuproduktionen-Abo
Sun 23.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
15:00 - 17:15
Family card Opera
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Sonntagnachmittags-Abo 1
Sat 29.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 21:45
Opera
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Wed 03.07.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 21:45
Opera
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Mittwochs-Abo
Sat 06.07.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 21:45
For the last time this season Opera
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Samstags-Abo 1
Fri 24.05.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 20:45
Revival Opera, Concert
Sun 23.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
20:00 - 21:15
Opera, Concert
Thu 04.07.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 20:45
For the last time this season, Family card Opera, Concert
Sat 18.05.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Premiere Opera
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Premieren-Abo Düsseldorf
Sun 26.05.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
18:30 - 21:30
Circle of Friends-Premiere Opera
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Neuproduktionen-Abo
Wed 29.05.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Mittwochs-Abo
Fri 31.05.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Freitags-Abo
Sun 02.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
15:00 - 18:00
Opera
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Sonntagnachmittags-Abo 1
Sat 08.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Samstags-Abo 1
Sat 15.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
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Tue 18.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Kleines Abo 1, Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo 4
Sat 22.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Samstags-Abo 2
Sun 30.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
18:30 - 21:30
Opera
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Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo 1
Tue 02.07.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
For the last time this season Opera
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Kleines Abo 2, Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo 3
Sat 06.04.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:00 - 21:30
Revival Opera
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Sat 13.04.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:00
Opera
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Thu 18.04.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:00
Opera
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Fri 07.06.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:00
Family card Opera
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Thu 20.06.2024
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:00
Revival Opera
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Gemischtes Abo G
Wed 26.06.2024
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:00
Opera
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Gemischtes Abo H
Fri 28.06.2024
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:00
For the last time this season Opera
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Gemischtes Abo I
Fri 15.03.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Premiere Opera, Concert
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Wed 20.03.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera, Concert
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Mittwochs-Abo
Sun 31.03.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
18:30 - 21:30
Opera, Concert
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Thu 11.04.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera, Concert
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Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo 2
Sun 28.04.2024
Theater Duisburg
18:30 - 21:30
Premiere Opera, Concert
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Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo D
Sun 05.05.2024
Theater Duisburg
15:00 - 18:00
For the last time this season Opera, Concert
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Sonntagnachmittags-Abo
Sat 24.02.2024
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Thu 07.03.2024
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo A A
Sat 23.03.2024
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:30
Family card Opera
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Kleines-Abo-2, Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo B
Wed 17.04.2024
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:30
For the last time this season Opera
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Gemischtes Abo G
Wed 06.03.2024
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:15
For the last time this season Opera
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Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo C