Moshe Leiser & Patrice Caurier

Director in Otello

Biography

Debut
le Songe d’une nuit d’été (Britten) (Opéra National de Lyon), 1983

Highlights
L’Enfant et les Sortilèges (Ravel); Le Ring des Niebelungen (Wagner), Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy), Hamlet (Ambroise Thomas) (Grand Théâtre de Genève); Marc-André Dalbavie’s opera creation Gesualdo (Opéra de Zurich); le Turc en Italie (Rossini) (London); Clari (Halévy), Otello (Rossini), Le Comte Ory (Rossini) (Opéra de Zurich); Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Haendel) (Salzburger Festspiele)
At the Angers Nantes Opéra: The Nose (Shostakovich), Die Zauberflöte, Bluebeard’s Castle (Bartók), Tosca, Jenůfa (Janáček), Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Brecht/Weill), The Makropulos Affair (Janáček) Le Chapeau de Paille d’Italie (Nino Rota)

Prizes
Golden ‘FIPA’ in Cannes for L’Enfant et les Sortilèges
BAFTA for Mazeppa (Welsh National Opera)
Grand Prix de la Critique for Jenůfa (Janáček)

Worked with
Opera houses such as Welsh National Opera, Mariinsky (Sint-Petersburg), Théâtre du Chatelet, Metropolitan Opera (New York), Covent Garden (London), Opéra de Zurich
Close cooperation with mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli

Recent and future productions
Le Comte Ory (Theater an der Wien); Norma (Salzburger Festspiele); Die Zauberflöte (Wiener Staatsoper); Otello (Vlaamse Opera)

Last update on 19 April 2013

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