Peter Christian Feigel

Conductor
Peter Christian Feigel conducted My fair Lady, The White Horse Inn and Kiss me, Kate at the Komische Oper Berlin, along with various children’s and special concerts, and has regularly led the Ball of the Komische Oper. His artistic profile is characterised by his extensive repertoire, ranging from traditional repertoires for operas and concertos, through to musicals, jazz, rock, pop and numerous crossover productions with artists such as Anna Netrebko, Till Brönner, Gregory Porter, Ben Becker and the Dresden Kreuzchor.
 
Peter Christian Feigel, winner of the Jugend jazzt competition, studied organ, piano and drums, as well as music education and church music, at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold. Following his final examinations in conducting, he engaged in further studies in Vienna, working as an assistant to Dennis Russell Davies and Valery Gergiev.
 
Following an engagement at the Staatstheater Cottbus, Feigel served as Deputy Head Conductor and Artistic Director of the youth ensemble at the Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin. Since 2010, he has been the First Kapellmeister at the Staatsoperette Dresden, and supervisor for the genre of musicals. In this role, he has conducted various German premieres and CD productions, including Stephen Sondheim’s Passion and Marc Shaiman’s Catch Me If You Can. Following the relocation of the Staatsoperette’s to Kraftwerk Mitte, he also conducted the opening premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s musical Wonderful Town, and the world premiere of the musical Zzaun!
 
He has also worked with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, the Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, the Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt/Oder, the Robert-Schumann-Philharmonie Chemnitz, the Romanian State Philharmonic Orchestra, and regularly with the German Film Orchestra Babelsberg. Peter Christian Feigel is a member of the jury for the German government’s Bundeswettbewerb Gesang Berlin singing competition for the category of musical/chanson, and teaches at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden, and at the Dresden International University.