Gad Kadosh is a young, intensely engaging conductor with a keen musical mind. Gad received the first prize in the MDR Conducting Competition (MDR Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig), in 2011 and was selected by Bernard Haitink as one of seven candidates to take part in his 2012 Conducting Masterclass in Lucerne.
Together with Fidelio at Longborough this season's highlights include conducting Die Zauberflöte for Komische Oper Berlin. As second Kapellmeister and Assistant Conductor at Theater Heidelberg, Gad has conducted Così fan tutte, Le nozze di Figaro, Tosca, Un ballo in maschera, La traviata, Der fliegende Holländer, Pelléas et Mélisande, Hänsel und Gretel, Don Pasquale, Eugene Onegin, Die Fledermaus, and, most recently, a new production of La bohème.
Gad studied piano performance at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in Tel-Aviv, and went on to study conducting with Vag Papian in Israel, Lutz Köhler in Berlin, and Martin Hoff in Weimar. Prior to his position in Heidelberg Gad worked as Solorepetitor and Assistant Conductor at the Theater für Niedersachsen in Hildesheim.