Conductor Karen Kamensek is an artist who is equally at home in the opera house as she is on the concert stage. Her expansive career includes highly acclaimed performances of repertoire spanning the iconic staples of the classical canon to compositions of the modern masters.

Most recently she made her long-awaited and critically-acclaimed conducting debut with the English National Opera in Philip Glass’ mesmerizing Akhnaten.  Visit the press section on her site to read the fantastic reviews.

In the News

“...conductor Karen Kamensek weaves everything into a wonderful, ever shifting tapestry of sound.”

Bachtrack, David Karlin 2016

“Keeping it all under a tight rein was conductor Karen Kamensek, making a most laudable ENO debut. The orchestra clearly found her direction stimulating, as they were on top form throughout.”

Seen and Heard International, Colin Clarke, 2016

 

Karen Kamensek makes her Göteborg Opera debut in Bizet’s Carmen. 

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 26
Orchestre National de Lille 
(Lille, France)


Thursday, April 27
Orchestre National de Lille 

(Fos-sur-Mer, France)

Friday, April 28
Orchestre National de Lille 

(Dunkerque, France)

Saturday, April 29
Orchestre National de Lille 

(Dunkerque, France)

Thursday, August 15
Britten Sinfonia / BBC Proms 
(London, England)

Saturday, October 28

World Premier of
Victoria Borisova-Ollas – Dracula

Royal Swedish Opera
(Stockholm, Sweden)

Tuesday, October 31

Victoria Borisova-Ollas – Dracula
Royal Swedish Opera
(Stockholm, Sweden)

Friday, November 3

Victoria Borisova-Ollas – Dracula 
Royal Swedish Opera
(Stockholm, Sweden)