Conductor Dennis Doubin returns in 2018-19 as Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master for Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. Mr. Doubin made his Opera San José debut in the 2017-18 season, conducting the April 27th and 29th performances of Verdi’s La traviata. A member of San Francisco Opera music staff, Mr. Doubin recently conducted Puccini’s La bohème at the War Memorial Opera House. He has led Henderson Symphony Orchestra (Nevada) in performances, and has worked at Los Angeles Opera where he assisted Placido Domingo on Verdi’s Requiem and James Conlon on two-time Grammy Award winning production of Weil’s Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny. He has also collaborated with Seattle Opera’s young artist program’s tour of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.
At San Francisco Opera, Mr. Doubin works closely with many esteemed conductors and vocalists. A sought after pianist, Mr. Doubin has collaborated with many of opera’s luminaries that include Renee Fleming, Anna Netrebko, Diana Damrau, Leah Crocetto, Dolora Zajick, Placido Domingo, Ramon Vargas, Brandon Jovanovich, Michael Fabiano, Stephen Costello, Bryn Terfel, George Gagnidze, Ildar Abdrazakov and others. Mr. Doubin began his musical education at the Moscow Choral Academy and graduated from San Francisco Opera’s Merola and Adler programs.