Omer Meir Wellber

Chief Conductor, BBC Philharmonic
Music Director, Teatro Massimo di Palermo
Principal Guest Conductor, Semperoper Dresden
Music Director, Raanana Symphonette Orchestra
Music Director (from Sep 2022), Volksoper Wien


Omer Meir Wellber has established himself as one of today’s leading conductors of operatic and orchestral repertoire alike. He currently divides his time up between his positions of Chief Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, Music Director of the Teatro Massimo Palermo as well as Principal Guest Conductor at the Semperoper Dresden and Music Director of the Raanana Symphonette in Israel. From September 2022 Wellber is Music Director at the Volksoper Wien with Director Lotte de Beer, beginning a new era in the house. He has worked with some of the world’s most prestigious orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Gewandhausorchester zu Leipzig, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Staatskapelle Dresden, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, SWR Symphonieorchester, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich and maintains close ties with other ensembles in his native country of Israel. Omer Meir Wellber is also a published author in several languages.

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