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Damian Ibn Salem

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Damian Ibn Salem is active as a conductor, pedagogue and project manager in the area of music. His work focuses on new concepts for instrumental music and contemporary music theatre. He has directed performances at Theater Lüneburg, the Leipzig Opera and the University of Music and Theatre (HMT) “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” Leipzig, including operas by living composers and well-known opera repertoires. As a Fellow of the Akademie Musiktheater heute, he is concentrating on a project with the Ensemble Modern. Assignments as an assistant coach have led him to the Leipzig Opera, Chemnitz Theatre and, presently, the Theatre Altenburg Gera. He is also active in the free music scene.

He graduated in piano playing from the Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg and acquired the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees of Music in Conducting at HMT Leipzig under Professor Matthias Foremny.

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