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November/December 2015
Arthur Fagen conducts the Orquesta Sinfonica del Palacio de Mineria in Mexico, at the Festival Morelia

Soon after the opening of the Atlanta Opera with Puccini's La Bohème in October - earning outstanding reviews - Mr. Fagen has been invited to conduct the Orquesta Sinfonica del Palacio de Mineria in Morelia, Mexico. The concert will take place on November 28 at the Teatro Morelos. Program includes Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks, Haydn's Trumpet Concerto with soloist Romain Leleu, and Mozart's Symphony n. 40. 

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September/October 2015
On October 3, Arthur Fagen opened the season of the Atlanta Opera with a fresh interpretation of Puccini's La bohème

Arthur Fagen started his 2015/2016 season conducting the masterpiece  by Puccini La bohème, the love story of Mimì and Rodolfo, young lovers living in Paris in the nineteenth century. This production by General and Artistic Director Tomer Zvulun brings a grand cinematic approach to one of the greatest operas of all time.
Bob Heller of the Atlanta Arts Scenes wrote:

The music is totally sublime. You can close your eyes and be transported to heaven by the score which is so wonderfully conducted by Arthur Fagen. I’ve seen La bohème many times and I have never, seen a better stage setting.

Mr. Fagen conducted the première on October 3, further performances on October 6, 9 and 11, 2015.

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July/August 2015
Arthur Fagen conducts opera's favorite twin bill: Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci

After his highly successful performances of Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro at the Atlanta Opera, Mr. Fagen will conduct from the podium of Teatro del Bicentenario in Leon, Mexico, Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, the most beloved two operas in the verismo style. Performances on August 9, 12 and 15, 2015.

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March/April 2015
Atlanta Opera Music Director Arthur Fagen conducts last opera of the season, Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro

After his highly successful performances of the new production of Madama Butterfly last November (please see press quotes), Mr. Fagen returns to the podium of the Atlanta Opera to conduct last opera of this season, Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, on April 4, 7, 10 and 12. 
November 2014
After his successful La Traviata at the Boston Lyric Opera,  Arthur Fagen conducts Madama Butterfly in Atlanta

Atlanta Opera Music Director Arthur Fagen conducts an extraordinary new production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, directed by Atlanta Opera General and Artistic Director Tomer Zvulun. For more than a century, audiences have been moved by Puccini's haunting story of passion, honor and sacrifice. Dina Kuznetsova and Adam Diegel sing the main roles. Performances on November 8, 11, 14 and 16, 2014

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September/October 2014
ARTHUR FAGEN renewed his position as Music Director of the Atlanta Opera until 2017. This October Mr. Fagen conducts La Traviata at the Boston Lyric Opera

Mr. Fagen, highly appreciated for his work with the Atlanta Opera House, has been appointed to continue his engagement with the institution for next three years. This season Arthur Fagen will be conducting in Atlanta Madama Butterfly and the Marriage of Figaro.

His next engagement will bring him to the Boston Lyric Opera, conducting in October Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata in a glorious new production since the opera has not seen at the BLO in nearly a decade. Performances on October 10, 12, 15, 17 and 19, 2014.

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June 2014
Join conductor Arthur Fagen for a magnificent Italian operatic spectacular, featuring one of the most popular Puccini's opera, Madama Butterfly

On July 5th Chautauqua Opera Company’s production revives the “Brescia version” of Puccini’s early view of what has become an operatic classic. After receiving widespread praise for his Faust at the Atlanta Opera in March, Arthur Fagen conducts Madama Butterfly in Chautauqua. Cast includes Mary Dunleavy and Scott Quinn.

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