Jan Latham-Koenig (1953) born in the UK from Danish, Polish and French nobility.
He studied at the Royal College of Music in London and made his debut in 1987 at the Vienna State Opera where he conducted "Macbeth" at the age of 33.
In this Opera House he already performed more than 100 concerts so far.
From 1988 to 1990 he was principal guest conductor of the Rome Opera House. From 1989 to 1992 he was music director of the Orchestra of Porto and from 1997 to 2003 he was music director of both the Philharmonic Orchestra of Strasbourg and the Opera National du Rhin (Strasbourg).
In addition of the Moscow New Opera, he is also conducting the Vienna State Opera, the Berlin State Opera, the Turin Royal Theatre, the Teatro Massimo of Palermo, the Opéra National de Paris and the Prague State Opera. He enjoys a wide popularity at the Municipal Theatre of Santiago. In 2012 he made his debut at the New National Theatre of Tokyo where he conducted "Otello" by Verdi.
Jan Latham-Koenig is highly regarded as an orchestra conductor. In Belgium he was appointed principal conductor of the Flanders Symphony Orchestra. He earned a strong reputation when conducting the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Dresden Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa. In 2014, he won the Golden Mask, the most prestigious award in Russian art when conducting "Tristan and Isolde".