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For availability and general enquiries:

Henry Lindsay

Henry Lindsay

Associate Director

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Jemima Pickersgill

Jemima Pickersgill

Assistant Artist Manager

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Worldwide general management with Askonas Holt

About Finnegan

Music Director: Shadwell

This season will see Finnegan make debuts at the Staatsoper Hamburg (Eugene Onegin), as well as with the Rotterdam Philharmonic, Athens State Orchestra, Tonkünstler Orchestra, Janáček Philharmonic and NFM Wrocław Philharmonic. He returns to the Staatskapelle Berlin, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic and the Romanian Radio Orchestra.

The 2022/23 season saw Finnegan debut with the Staatskapelle Berlin in both opera (The Makropulos Case) and concert; following the engagements he was re-invited for three future opera productions, as well as symphonic concerts. He went on to make first appearances with Camerata Salzburg and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and was re-invited by both. Other symphonic highlights include engagements with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Hallé, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonieorchester Basel, Filarmonica di Bologna and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

Recent opera highlights include Macbeth at the State Opera of South Australia, Die tote Stadt at Polish National Opera, Hänsel und Gretel at Deutsche Oper am Rhein and Korean National Opera, Le nozze di Figaro at Royal Swedish Opera, Don Giovanni at Nevill Holt Opera and Gerald Barry’s Alice’s Adventures Under Ground at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Finnegan will conduct future productions at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Staatsoper Berlin, Staatsoper Hamburg, Theater an der Wien and at Garsington Opera.

Finnegan is based in Berlin
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Season Highlights

Oct 2023
De Doelen, Rotterdam
Thomas Ades: The Exterminating Angel Symphony Britten: Violin Concerto in D Minor Op. 15 - Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition Rotterdam Philharmonic Clara Jumi Kang (violin)
Nov 2023
Megaron, Athens
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 - Elgar Symphony No. 2 Athens State Orchestra Kirill Gerstein (piano)
Jan 2024
Zorlu Performing Arts Center, Istanbul
Bartok Violin Concerto No. 2 - Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra Alexandra Conunova (violin)