Peter Konwitschny

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    Peter Konwitschny in Aida (Seizoen 2010-2011)

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    Peter Konwitschny in Aida (Seizoen 2010-2011)

  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns

    Peter Konwitschny in Aida (Seizoen 2010-2011)

  • Copyright Annemie Augustijns

    Peter Konwitschny in Don Carlos (Seizoen 2009-2010)

  • Copyright Annemie Augustijns

    Peter Konwitschny in Don Carlos (Seizoen 2009-2010)

  • Copyright Annemie Augustijns

    Peter Konwitschny in Don Carlos (Seizoen 2009-2010)

Director in Don Carlos

Biography

Opleiding
Opera Direction, Berlin
Direction assistant Berliner Ensemble

Debut
Theatrical productions since 1980 in Halle, Berlin, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Munich, Basel, Graz, Paris, Moscow, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Tokyo

Highlights
Since 1984 series Händel stagings (Halle)

Parsifal, Tristan und Isolde (München); Tannhäuser (Dresden); Lohengrin (Hamburg); Götterdämmerung (Stuttgart); Der fliegende Holländer (Moskou); Aida, Macbeth, Falstaff (Graz); Al gran sole carico d’amore (Hannover); Moses und Aron, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Hamburg); Elektra (Kopenhagen); Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, Das Land des Lächelns  (Komische Oper Berlin); Lear (Graz)

Prizes
Kunstpreis DDR, 1988
Konrad-Wolf-Preis, Berliner Akademie der Künste, 1993
Berlin Theatre Prize, 2005
Welt Theatre Award, 2007
Opernwelt director of the year (5 times)
Chef-director at the Leipzig Opera, since 2008-2009

Recent and future productions
Der  Freischutz (Barcelona), 2011
Tannhauser (Dresden), 2010-2011
Jevgeni Onegin (Lisboa); Aida, Alceste (Leipzig); Elektra (København); Don Carlos (Antwerpen/Gent); Die  Csardasfurstin (Graz); Jevgeni Onegin (Bratislava), 2010
Lohengrin, La Bohème (Leipzig), 2009-2010
Salome (Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam), 2009

Last update on 03 June 2011

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