Hilary Griffiths is a British conductor living in Germany. He has held appointments as General Music Director of the Symphony Orchestra and Opera in Regensburg, Chief Conductor of the State Opera, Prague, Music Director of the Oberhausen Opera, Principal Staff Conductor at the Cologne Opera and Director of the Opera Studio, Music Director of the Eutin Opera Festival and Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Wuppertal Opera.
He has conducted at the Edinburgh Festival, the Wiesbaden May Festival, the Würzburg Mozart Festival, the Schwetzingen Festival, the Perth Festival, the Prague Spring Festival and the Lincoln Center Festival in New York. He has appeared several times in Japan, China and Australia, performs throughout Europe, and makes regular visits to South America.
DVD Release / Tannhäuser Premiere in Prague
The DVD of 'Bluthochzeit' (Blood Wedding) by Wolfgang Fortner conducted by Hilary Griffiths was released on September 27 by WERGO and is available worldwide.
Hilary Griffiths will conduct the new production of 'Tannhäuser' at the Prague State Opera, directed by Andrejs Žagars. The premiere is on January 11, 2014.