Conductor Garrett Keast, Assistant Conductor 2005-2006 Season for the Dallas Opera has just signed a contract with Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he will serve as Musical Assistant and Conductor next season.
Before moving to Berlin he will be the cover/assistant conductor of Faust at Opera de Paris and Bluthaus at Oper Bonn. Mr. Keast is scheduled to conduct eleven performances in Berlin that will include Die Zauberflote, Hansel und Gretel, and Carmen. Mr. Keast will also assist Donald Runnicles with Lohengrin and Jenufa, as well as assist Alberto Zedda with Tancredi.
The Dallas Opera is very happy for Garrett and this wonderful opportunity for him.