Tomáš has had a busy start to the 2018/19 season which two productions with Welsh National Opera, Prokofiev’s War and Peace directed by David Pountney, and Rossini’s La Cenerentola. Performances started in Cardiff before heading out of tour. Both productions have been extremely well received, especially War and Peace. Tomas is now in Munich at the Bayerische Staatsoper rehearsing for a new production of the Bartered Bride.
“WNO’s masterful Music Director Tomas Hanus does everything he can to keep this lumbering behemoth of a score on its toes, and the orchestra rewards him with playing of unfailing verve and edge.” Telegraph
“Tomas Hanus paces and integrates this whole sprawling canvas with precision, energy and commitment.” The Arts Desk
“…First General Tomas Hanus ensuring a confident traversal of Prokofiev’s might score, baton-charging at the head of 90 blazing musicians and an awesome chorus, the achievement is prodigious.” Whatsonstage