Nicole Paiement, who recently conducted Tod Machover’s Death and the Powers in Dallas, has been named principal guest conductor.
She will work closely with Music Director Emmanuel Villaume, taking on the January 2015 world premiere of Joby Talbot’s opera EVEREST. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Raised in Canada, Nicole runs her own opera company in San Francisco.
How much longer before a woman takes charge at the Met?