Hernán Schvartzman is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentinia. He has studied choral and orchestral conducting with Antonio Russo, Jos van Veldhoven, Jac van Steen and Kenneth Montgomery. Schvartzman has both a Bachelor in Orchestral Direction and a Masters degree in Italian Opera.
He has received coaching from specialists such as Ton Koopman, Patrick Ayrton, Michael Chance and Sebastien Marc. Hernán Schvartzman has taken part in various masterclasses including masterclasses by Neeme Järvi and Frans Brüggen. He has conducted in concert venues such as Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ, the Doelen, Philharmonia Haarlem, the Anton Philipszaal, the Lucent Dans Theater and Teatro Comununale di Modena.
In June 2007, he participated in the ‘Eric Ericson Masterclass’ where he directed the Nederlands Kamerkoor and the Groot Omroepkoor in the closing concert. In December 2008, he was the co-director of an adaptation of Bizet’s Carmen in the Koninklijke Schouwburg for Stella Den Haag and the Nationale Toneel. Last August, he directed Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte for Juventus Lyrica in Buenos Aires.
For OPERA2DAY, he has conducted both Purcell’s The Fairy Queen and Handel’s Agrippina. Schvartzman has recently been accepted into The Hague’s Toptalent programme and is cultural ambassador of the city of The Hague.
For more information: www.hernanschvartzman.com.