Frankfurt Opera renews boss for 8 more yearsmain
Bernd Loebe, who has been in charge at Frankfurt Opera September 2002, has received a new contract taking him up to 2028.
Loebe is presently 68.
Frankfurt does not practise age discrimination.
From his CV: In November 1990 he took up the post of Artistic Director at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels. He worked with Keith Warner and Antonio Pappano on a new production of Wagner’s Lohengrin at the 1999 Bayreuth Festival. He receives many invitations to sit in the jury of leading singing competitions. He worked as an advisor to General Music Director Paulo Carignani at Oper Frankfurt from September 2000 and became Intendant in Frankfurt in September 2002.