Roland Böer studied piano, composition and conducting. After a first engagement as Solorepetitor at the Oper Frankfurt 1996-1999, he worked from 1999-2001 at the Deutschen Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf/Duisburg and was assistant to Antonio Pappano at the Bayreuth Festival, the Theâtre de la Monnaie in Bruxelles and at the Royal Opera House in London. From 2002 until 2008 he was Kapellmeister at the Oper Frankfurt, where he conducted a wide repertoire including, La Bohème, Chowanschtschina, the new production of Die verkaufte Braut, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, La Cenerentola and Un ballo in maschera. Since then he returned as a regular guest to this company, for the new production of Lucia di Lammermoor as well as the revivals of Don Carlo and Arabella. On the concert stage he worked with the Rundfunkorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, the Radiosinfonieorchester Frankfurt, the Oslo Philharmonic, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Luxembourg, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra di Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Bournemouth Symphony, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Opera North Orchestra, among others. He made recordings for EMI, Opera Rara (both with the Philharmonia Orchestra London) and BBC Scotland.