Nathan Brock is currently Kapellmeister at the Hamburgische Staatsoper. Since 2015 he has performed revivals of L’Elisir d’Amore, Il Barbieri di Siviglia, Die Zauberflöte, Hänsel und Gretel, La Belle Hélène, Le Nozze di Figaroas well as a new production of Erzittre and Britten’s Let’s Make an Opera. He has also performed with the Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier on new productions Eleonora Duse, Anna Karenina, Turangalila and a revivals of Gisele and The Concert. In addition, he has collaborated on productions of Lohengrin, Tristan und Isolde, Les Troyens, Elektra, Pelléas et Mélisande, Stilles Meer (Hosakawa), Frau Ohne Schatten, Lulu, Salome among other photos, with General Music Director, Kent Nagano.
He studied conducting in Zürich with Johannes Schlaefli and as a fellow of the Academy of Conducting at Aspen with David Zinman. Other important influences came from Kent Nagano, Bernard Haitink and Jorma Panula. In addition to his accomplishments as a musician he also has a keen interest in history, with a degree in History and International Relations from the University of Toronto.