Musical director of Orchestre National de Metz
First Guest of Münchner Symphoniker
Schumann Guest, Tonhalle Düsseldorf
Acclaimed for his Mozart interpretations, David Reiland conquered the press and audiences during his years in Saint-Etienne and in Paris with Mitridate in 2014.
The former assistant to the Mozarteum Salzburg and Orchestra of the Age of Enightenment has been appointed Musical Director of the Orchestre National de Metz, First Guest conductor of the Munich Symphony Orchestra and Schumann Gast at Tonhalle Düsseldorf. Reiland made his debut at the Münchener Symphoniker and the Amsterdamer Concertgebouw with Mozart and will return to the Gewandhausorchester at the Leipzig Opera and to the Komische Oper Berlin for a new Zauberflöte.
As the musical director of the Orchestre National de Metz since October 2018, Reiland and his orchestra perform not only in France’s most beautiful hall, the Arsenal de Metz, but as well regularly in Paris. Still in Paris, he conducted the Orchestre National d’Île-de-France first with Mozart and then in Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saëns) and furtheron the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées for several programmes from Mozart to Alban Berg. French national Television chose David Reiland and Orchestre national de Metz for its’ only prime-time TV show Les Victoires de la musique, broadcasted live in February 2020.
David Reiland has a special relationship to the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker which appointed him with the title Schumann-Guest. In February 2020, Reiland made his debut at the Konzerthausorchester Berlin in three concerts dedicated to Mozart, followed with Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette at the Montpellier Opera and in Paris at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. After the spectacular success of Gounod’s Cinq Mars in Leipzig he’s off for a new revival of Saint Saëns’ never performed Les Barbares in 2021 in Leipzig.
With Munich Radio Orchestra, a monographic programme of Benjamin Godard (1849-1895) – Symphony n°2, Gothic Symphony, 3 Pieces n°16 – was released on March 2016 by Palazetto Bru Zane. La Sirène by Daniel Auber (1782-1871) was launched in 2019 by Naxos. Currently he works on the recording of an anthology of the Belgian composer Albert Huybrecht’s. Currently he prepares a recording of French female composers of the 19th century with the Orchestre national de Metz.