Australian is opera director of the year

Australian is opera director of the year


norman lebrecht

September 29, 2016

The influential Opernwelt magazine has published its annual awards for 2016.

Director of the year: Barrie Kosky (Komische Oper, Berlin)




Conductor: Teodor Currentzis

Singer: Christian Gerhaher

Orchestra: Bavarian Opera

Chorus: Dutch National Opera

World premiere: Georg Friedrich Haas, ‘Koma’ at Darmstadt

Opera house of the year: Stuttgart


More here.


  • Marg says:

    His Glyndebourne ‘Saul’ is here at the Adeliade Festival next year and is already nearly sold out. Will be great to have him back in the homeland for a visit.

  • John Borstlap says:

    I thought he was a modernist Regietheater expert. Doing Haas points already into that direction.