Tahu Matheson has been working for Opera Australia since 2007. This year he conducted The Magic Flute and The Pearl Fishers for Opera Australia, and will make his debut with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
In 2015 he conducted 'The Seven Deadly Sins' of Kurt Weill for Victorian Opera. In 2014 he conducted performances of L’elisir d’amore at Sydney Opera House and in 2012 & 2013 he conducted Oz Opera’s Don Giovanni.
Tahu has assisted on numerous productions including the Ring Cycle, Bliss, Falstaff, Otello, Rigoletto, Carmen, Capriccio and Of Mice and Men. In 2008 he conducted Beethoven's Ninth Symphony for the 4MBS Festival in Brisbane and in 2004 he conducted a new opera, Nelson, for the Trafalgar Bicentenary in London.
Tahu has been a Member of the music staff at Opera Australia for the last 8 years, and is a frequent accompanist for international artists including Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Yvonne Kenny and Emma Matthews.