Elias Corrinth (born 1990 in Karlsruhe) is assistant to the chief conductor of the National Theatre Mannheim. Following his studies in conducting at the universities of Leipzig, Zurich and San Francisco he took up a position as solo accompanist at Osnabrück Theatre in 2014/2015. The following season he worked as assistant to the chief conductor at the Oldenburg State Theatre before moving to his current position in Mannheim in 2016. As of 2019, he is permanent assistant to Mannheim’s chief conductor Alexander Soddy.
Elias’ repertoire comprises stage works dating from the Baroque to the contemporary, from Händel’s “Hercules” via “Le nozze di Figaro”, “Der Wildschütz”, “La cenerentola”, “Don Pasquale”, “Orpheus in the Underworld”, “Hänsel and Gretel” to Christian Jost’s “Die arabische Nacht” and the pop opera “Vespertine” based on the album by Börk.
As accompanist, Elias specialises in the German romantic repertoire. Following his win of the Leipzig Richard Wagner Competition in the category répétiteur in 2014, he has held a number of concert lectures on Wagner’s musical dramas, including most recently “Salome”, “Der Rosenkavalier”, “Die Frau ohne Schatten” as well as “Pelléas et Mélisande”. His short introductions to opera performances of the German repertoire are particularly popular.
In 2018, he had a guest engagement as accompanist and musical assistant at the Staatsoper Berlin for a production of „Die Frau ohne Schatten“. And in 2019, he debuted as musical assistant at the Bayreuth Opera Festival, working on a new production of “Tannhäuser” under the musical directorship of Valery Gergiev.