Romeo and Juliet
"Brilliance on the balcony"
- Straits Times
Romeo and Juliet, Singapore
Salome
"Vividness equal to the stunning landscape surrounding it"
- New York Times
Salome, Santa Fe
Tristan and Isolde
"A big victory for the opera house"
- Kulturkompasset
Tristan and Isolde, Oslo
Peter Grimes
"Audacious, ruthless, intelligent and always questioning"
- Opera
Peter Grimes, Geneva
Lohengrin
"Slater turns on the visual poetry"
- Financial Times
Lohengrin, Geneva
Cunning Little Vixen
"Pure enchantment on every level … a theatrical feast"
- San Francisco Chronicle
Cunning Little Vixen, San Francisco
The Barber of Seville
"Fabulous mixture of slapstick, British sarcasm and kitsch art"
- Süddeutsche Zeitung
The Barber of Seville, Berlin

News

  • FIDELIO OPENS “BELIEF AND BEYOND BELIEF” AT THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL

    On 21 January 2017, Daniel’s semi-staged production of Beethoven’s only opera kicked off the new season at the Southbank Centre. Daniel and LPO’s chief conductor Vladimir Jurowski took part in a panel discussion before the show, when they spoke of their vision for the piece and the new dialogues that Daniel wrote for production. Fidelio was Daniel’s fourth collaboration with Jurowski – following Wozzeck (Santa Fe), Betrothal in a Monastery (Glyndebourne) and Peter Grimes (LPO) – and featured an all-star cast including Anja Kampe and Robert Dean Smith.

  • Magic Flute in Yekaterinburg

    Later this year, Daniel will make his Russian debut with a new production of Mozart’s Flute for Yekaterinburg Opera. He will renew two long-standing collaborations – with the conductor Oliver von Dohnányi (who conducted Daniel’s Bartered Bride in Leeds and New Zealand) and with designer Francis O’Connor (their recent production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in Singapore was nominated for the prestigious President’s Prize). Daniel, who will write new dialogues for the production, is currently learning Russian.

  • L’Elisir d’Amore in Pittsburgh

    Daniel’s sunny production of Donizetti’s comic masterpiece, having travelled far and wide – to Welsh National Opera, Oviedo and Houston Grand Opera – since it opened at Opera North in 2000, will head next year to Pittsburgh Opera for its ninth major revival in eighteen years. Nemorino will again by sung by the American tenor Dimitri Pittas, playing opposite the Russian soprano Ekaterina Siurina (born in Yekaterinburg!) as Adina. Paolo Pecchioli will be Dulcamara and Christian Capocaccia conducts.
  • Daniel Slater
    Daniel began his career as acting Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre and Associate Director of the Nottingham Playhouse. For the last two decades he has worked as a freelance international opera director. His first major production, The Bartered Bride, was nominated for numerous awards (including the TMA “Outstanding Achievement in Opera” and Manchester Evening News Best Opera Production 1998/99) and went to Strasbourg, Valencia and New Zealand. Other awards include: The Cunning Little Vixen (What’sOnStage Best New Production, 2015); Tannhäuser (Aasta Lavastus Production of the Year in Estonia, 2014); Romeo and Juliet (nominated for the President’s Prize, Singapore); Samson (nominated for Manchester Evening News Best Opera Production 2008); Don Pasquale (Gramophone Magazine Best Opera Production on DVD 2007); Wozzeck (Arts Event of the Year, New Mexico, 2001).

    Daniel has directed sixty productions in seventeen countries all over the world, including in major opera houses such as Glyndebourne, Welsh National Opera, Opera North, Strasbourg, Geneva, the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, the Royal Opera Stockholm, the Norwegian National Opera, Flanders Opera, the Komische Oper Berlin, Bregenz Festival, Santa Fe, Houston Grand Opera and San Francisco.

    A fluent speaker of French, German, Spanish, Swedish and Italian, Daniel was educated at the United World College of the Atlantic, received a 1st class degree in English Literature from Bristol University then went to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where he was awarded a PhD for his research on Nietzsche’s Influence on D.H. Lawrence.
    by William Shakespeare
    Singapore Repertory Theatre, 2016
    “Director Daniel Slater’s dynamic modern dress production of Romeo & Juliet strikes the right note, allowing for grand tableaus and beautifully private moments without unnecessary theatrics … It makes for a rivetting soiree under the stars.”
    - Today

    “Brilliance on the balcony.”
    - Straits Times
    by Richard Strauss
    Santa Fe Opera, 2015
    “The production is a headily, effectively Freudian take on the piece … only “Salome” felt like a true festival offering, thought-provoking and coherently performed. Here was opera with vividness equal to the stunning landscape surrounding it.”
    - New York Times

    “Affords as fine an evening of musical drama as the company’s audience can hope for. It conveys the tale with clarity and some inspired flashes of unorthodoxy, capitalizes intelligently on the available stage resources, and boasts a cast that is spot-on from start to finish.”
    - Santa Fe New Mexican
    by Richard Wagner
    Estonian National Opera, 2013

    Winner of the
    2014 Aasta Lavastus
    Best Production of the Year

    in Estonia.
    "A man who has been able to bring back to the opera stage wit, zest for life, an abundance of fantasy and humanity - if anybody wants to believe that opera can be turned into a faith, they just need to look at Slater's productions."
    - Arvustus
    by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
    Opera Holland Park, 2012
    “Enter director Daniel Slater. His thrillingly intelligent Opera Holland Park production trounces them all ... In harmony with his entire creative team, Slater’s approach also fires up the drama … a production which understands and delivers the beating heart of Tchaikovksy’s triumph.”
    - Arts Desk

    “Many directors have been defeated by the extreme width of the Holland Park stage, but not Daniel Slater. He has embraced the acreage and uses it to create some striking stage pictures. His fascinating production will please many, puzzle some and infuriate a few, but no one will go away feeling short-changed by it.”
    - WhatsOnStage
    by Richard Wagner
    Norwegian National Opera, 2012
    "A very fine opera experience ... One of the most beautiful Tristan and Isoldes that I have experienced."
    - Aftenposten

    "Tristan and Isolde in Oslo ... a big victory for the opera house."
    - Kulturkompasset
    “Opera North’s Elixir is a genuine tonic, and a great way to scatter the winter blues.”
    - Times

    “Slater and the production team have worked together for Opera North before and hardly put a foot wrong.”
    - Guardian

    “Short of actually waking up on San Remo beach in a midsummer reverie, there was no better tonic to beat a dank December than Daniel Slater’s new Elixir.”
    - Opera
    by Benjamin Britten
    Garsington Opera, 2010
    “No other production of Britten's masterpiece that I have seen – not even Peter Hall's much- loved one for Glyndebourne – could rival this show's visionary sure-footedness …the final coup de theatre took the breath away.”
    - Independent

    “A staging that is unexpected, radical and yet totally beguiling … A midsummer night’s dream of a show.”
    - Times

    “Classic accounts by Peter Hall and Robert Carsen have dominated the memory in recent years. Now to these must be added a third, because Daniel Slater’s inspired new production is an unmitigated joy … this is a glorious production of no common rate, as wise as it is beautiful.”
    - WhatsOnStage

    “Garsington Opera's final production in its home of 21 years is faultless.”
    - Independent on Sunday

    “ENO badly needs the services of the full-time directors currently supplying Garsington and Grange Park Opera with some of their best-ever work. Slater’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, set on Francis O’Connor’s tangle of old bedsteads representing the muddle of the Athenian forest, is both clever and enchanting.”
    - Sunday Times
    "My artistic event of 2008 was the new production of Lohengrin in Geneva. With a British director (Daniel Slater) and tenor hero (Christopher Ventris), this was a stylish and profound take on Wagner's unfashionable romantic opera, demonstrating that the truth is not "out there", but lies, rather, in the stories people tell. Beautifully sung and played, it proved an original, visionary, and thought-provoking experience."
    - Guardian

    "Slater’s stage craft is admirable ... But he also tightens the dramatic screws of the myth ... Lohengrin’s surprise entry is a genuine coup de théâtre ... Slater turns on the visual poetry."
    - Financial Times

    "San Francisco Opera’s new production presented Lohengrin with rich expressiveness and a vivid, contemporary setting, reminding us all of the work’s timeless and transcendent qualities ... This arresting, updated production of Lohengrin and its excellent cast should not be missed."
    - Bachtrack
    "The production is so enjoyable and the direction so full of life – and humour ... a constant joy to watch ... In short the new Xerxes in Stockholm is a feast for eye as well as ear."
    - Seen and Heard International

    "A truly remarkable addition to the Stockholm repertoire."
    - Opera Point
    "In its sassy, knowing way, the transfer proves as effective as Jonathan Miller's iconic 1982 ENO staging."
    - The Stage

    "A depth of desperation, ostracisation and fury that is startling."
    - Independent on Sunday

    "This Rigoletto is a slick and polished show."
    - Musical Criticism
    by Benjamin Britten
    Grand Théâtre de Genève, 2009
    “Daniel Slater is one of the Intendant Jean-Marie Blanchard’s favourite directors. Although his work may look conservative, it is exactly the opposite. It is audacious, ruthless, intelligent and always questioning. Through the whole evening, nothing is stressed by Slater, but everything is said. Peter Grimes will be remembered as one of the best productions of Blanchard’s tenure.”
    - Opera
    by Giuseppe Verdi
    Grange Park Opera, 2007
    “Slater hardly puts a foot wrong.”
    - Times

    “Several of the singers in this year’s Falstaff had sponsors attached, and any fat-cat would be proud to be associated with a show of this quality.”
    - Independent

    “This setting worked beautifully … intelligently theatrical production.”
    - Opera
    “Director Daniel Slater inventively solves the libretto’s lack of cohesion ... The staging is full of such imaginative touches: the woman trying to flog Manon a black market watch; the fatal accidental shooting of Lescaut as Des Grieux tries to prevent her deportation; Manon holding on to her expensive compact, into which she gazes appalled in her final distress. A film clip accompanying the Intermezzo shows Manon in prison having her hair shorn and branded a collaborator ... a smashing production.”
    - Opera Now
    “Miss it at your peril. It’s the finest thing artistic director Pamela Rosenberg has done since she took over the reins of the company ... an evening of bliss.”
    - Oakland Tribune

    “The magical new production that opened at the War Memorial Opera House matches its source, splendor for moonlit splendor ... In director Daniel Slater’s phantasmagorical production, the opera unfolds like a dream, mixing surrealist jests with dark emotional truths ... The result is pure enchantment on every level.”
    - San Francisco Chronicle

    “The staging is a marvel. Directed by Daniel Slater, it represents one of the company’s most imaginative and fully realized conceptions under general director Pamela Rosenberg.”
    - Contra Costa Times

    “Slater’s satirically anthropomorphic style yielded theatrical riches throughout ... The superior ensemble guided by Slater represented the best of the Rosenberg regime.”
    - Opera
    by Gioachino Rossini
    Komische Oper Berlin, 2002
    "Il Barbiere is irresistible to someone who wants to have a bit of fun and is adroit enough to pull it off. And Slater is ... A thoroughly successful evening, and perhaps one should congratulate Slater on eliciting these performances ... They're communicating with you directly and they are having fun. Not a bad quality to have in play in one of the world's greatest comic operas."
    - Opera

    "Fabulous mixture of slapstick, British sarcasm and kitsch art ... Buffa cool."
    - Süddeutsche Zeitung

    "The timing is right, the acting works in the wide space, the revolve provides for a quick change between a picturesque street and a small apartment. Slater always has an ear on the music. Just the right recipe."
    - Berliner Morgenpost
    "In Slater’s chilling and brilliant inspiration, Wozzeck’s madness spawns an alter ego, a silent, gray figure who moves in lockstep with him.”
    - Albuquerque Journal

    "The best work of the season.”
    - Washington Post

    "The director Daniel Slater took imaginative chances without flaunting the intent of the original ... spare, eloquent, unforgettable."
    - Opera News
    "Daniel Slater, experienced in the theatre but less so in music, has scored a bull’s-eye with his first major production ... It all adds up to a little masterpiece of ensemble acting and direction ... The show zips along, joyfully, liberatingly. Pure heaven.”
    - Times

    "Daniel Slater’s entirely-to-the-point production makes for one of the most enjoyable new shows I’ve seen for a long time.”
    - Independent on Sunday

    "Here is a production with plenty to say and something for everyone. It will surely return again and again.”
    - Opera

    “Daniel Slater’s groundbreaking production ... one of the most vivaciously animated productions in years.”
    - Guardian

    "The bet taken out last autumn that Opera North’s witty and humane production would sweep the board was a stake well placed.”
    - Financial Times
    L’Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
    Opera North
    Conductor: Tobias Ringborg
    Cast: Gabriela Ištoc, Jung-Soo Yun, Richard Burkhard, Duncan Rock
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Tim Claydon
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    Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
    Singapore Repertory Theatre
    Cast: Thomas Pang, Cheryl Tan, Jo Kukathas, Daniel Jenkins
    Design: Francis O’Connor
    Costumes: Moe Kasim
    Lighting: Gabriel Chan
    Composer: Ruth Ling
    Choreography: Gordon Choy
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    L’Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
    Houston Grand Opera
    Conductor: Jane Glover
    Cast: Nicole Heaston, Dimitri Pittas, Patrick Carfizzi, Michael Sumuel
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Tim Claydon
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    Xerxes by Georg Handel
    Royal Opera Stockholm
    Conductor: George Petrou
    Cast: Katija Dragojevic, Susanna Stern, Vivianne Holmberg
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Linus Fellbom
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    Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
    Opera Holland Park
    Conductor: Manlio Benzi
    Cast: Gweneth-Ann Jeffers, Peter Auty, Heather Shipp
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Tim Mascall
    Choreography: Maxine Braham
    Salome by Richard Strauss
    Santa Fe Opera
    Conductor: David Robertson
    Cast: Alex Penda, Ryan McKinny, Robert Brubaker, Michaela Martens
    Design: Leslie Travers
    Lighting: Rick Fisher
    Choreography: Seán Curran
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    The Cunning Little Vixen by Leoš Janáček
    Garsington Opera
    Conductor: Garry Walker
    Cast: Claire Booth, Grant Doyle, Victoria Simmonds
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Tim Mascall
    Choreography: Maxime Braham
    The Bartered Bride by Bedřich Smetana
    Opera North
    Conductor: Tony Kraus
    Cast: Kate Valentine, Brenden Gunnell, James Creswell
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Tim Claydon
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    Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi
    Vlaamse Opera
    Conductor: Dmitri Jurowski
    Cast: Dalibor Jenis, Iano Tamar
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Franck Evin
    Choreography: Leah Hausmann

    Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner
    Estonian National Opera
    Conductor: Vello Pähn
    Cast: Mati Turi, Aile Assonyi, Heili Veskus
    Design: Leslie Travers
    Lighting: Anton Kulagin
    Choreography: Kati Kivitar
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    Educating Rita by Willy Russell
    Hambledon Productions Tour
    Cast: Rachael Hewer, Jonathan Rigby
    Music: Mark-Anthony Turnage

    Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Garsington Opera
    Conductor: William Lacey
    Cast: Rebecca Nelsen, Norman Reinhardt, Matthew Rose, Susanna Andersson, Mark Wilde
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Rick Fisher
    Fortunio by André Messager
    Grange Park Opera
    Buxton Festival
    Conductor: Toby Purser
    Cast: Alex Vearey-Roberts, Ilona Domnich, Quirijn de Lang, Tim Dawkins
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Warren Letton
    Choreography: Nick Winston

    Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten
    London Philharmonic Orchestra
    Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
    Cast: Stuart Skelton, Pamela Armstrong, Alan Opie
    Design: Alex Doidge-Green
    Lighting: Tim Mascall
    Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
    Houston Grand Opera
    Conductor: Patrick Summers
    Cast: Albina Shagimuratova, Bryan Hymel, Giovanni Meoni
    Design: Desmond Heeley
    Lighting: Michael Clark
    Choreography: Tim Claydon

    Tristan and Isolde by Richard Wagner
    Norwegian National Opera
    Conductor: John Fiore
    Cast: Robert Gambill, Karen Foster, Tuija Knihtilä, Ole Jørgen Kristiansen, Magne Fremmerlid
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
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    Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Garsington Opera
    Conductor: Douglas Boyd
    Cast: Grant Doyle, Joshua Bloom, Natasha Jouhl, Sophie Bevan
    Design: Leslie Travers
    Lighting: Bruno Poet
    Choreography: Ran Arthur-Braun

    Eugene Onegin by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
    Opera Holland Park
    Conductor: Alexander Polyanichko
    Cast: Mark Stone, Anna Leese, Peter Auty, Hannah Pedley
    Design: Leslie Travers
    Lighting: Mark Jonathan
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    The Bartered Bride by Bedřich Smetana
    New Zealand Opera
    Conductor: Oliver von Dohnányi
    Cast: Anna Leese, Peter Wedd, Conal Coad, Andrew Glover
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Tim Claydon
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    Lohengrin by Richard Wagner
    San Francisco Opera
    Conductor: Nicola Luisotti
    Cast: Brandon Jovanovich, Camilla Nylund, Petra Lang, Gerd Grochowski
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Leah Hausmann
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    Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
    Grange Park Opera
    Conductor: Toby Purser
    Cast: Damiano Salerno, Laura Mitchell, Marco Panuccio, Timothy Dawkins
    Design: Angela Davies
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Ben Wright
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    Wozzeck by Alban Berg
    Santa Fe Opera
    Conductor: David Robertson
    Cast: Richard Paul Fink, Nicola Bella Carbone, Eric Owens, Stuart Skelton, Robert Brubaker
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Rick Fisher
    Choreography: John Carrafa
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    The Bartered Bride by Bedřich Smetana
    Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
    Conductor: Tomaš Netopil
    Cast: Sabina Cvilak, Ales Briscein, Vladimir Matorin, Vicenc Esteve
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Tim Claydon
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    A Midsummer Night's Dream by Benjamin Britten
    Garsington Opera
    Conductor: Stuart Bedford
    Cast: Rebecca Bottone, James Laing, Anna Stephany, Andy Staples, Kate Manley, George von Bergen, Neal Davies
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Bruno Poet
    Choreography: Leah Hausman
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    L'Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
    Opera de Oviedo
    Conductor: José Miguel Pérez-Sierra
    Cast: Ismael Jordi, Patrizia Ciofi, Giorgio Surjan, Rodion Pogosov
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Tim Claydon
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    Xerxes by Georg Handel
    Royal Opera Stockholm
    Cast: Karolina Blixt, Ida Falk Winland, Matilda Paulsson, Ailish Tynan
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Linus Fellbom
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    L'Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
    Welsh National Opera
    Conductor: Rory McDonald
    Cast: Dimitri Pittas, Camilla Roberts, Neal Davies, Mark Stone
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Tim Claydon
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    Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten
    Grand Théâtre de Genève
    Conductor: David Runnicles
    Cast: Stephen Gould, Gabriela Fontana, Peter Sidhom
    Design: Giles Cadle
    Lighting: Bruno Poet
    Choreography: Elisabeth Laurent
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    La Cenerentola by Gioachino Rossini
    Garsington Opera
    Conductor: David Parry
    Cast: Ezgi Kutlu, Antonis Koroneos, Henry Waddington, Quirijn de Lang
    Design: Angela Davies
    Lighting: Bruno Poet
    Choreography: Arthur Pita

    Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
    Grange Park Opera
    Conductor: Toby Purser
    Cast: Adam Green, Laura Mitchell, James Edwards, Ronald Nairne
    Design: Angela Davies
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Ben Wright
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    Xerxes by Georg Frideric Handel
    Royal Opera Stockholm
    Conductor: Andreas Stoehr
    Cast: Katarina Karneus, Malin Bystrom, Matilda Paulsson, Ailish Tynan
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Linus Fellbom
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    Lohengrin by Richard Wagner
    Houston Grand Opera
    Conductor: Patrick Summers
    Cast: Simon O'Neill, Adrianne Pieczonka, Christine Goerke, Richard Paul
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Leah Hausman
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    Betrothal in a Monastery by Sergei Prokofiev
    Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
    Conductor: Dmitri Jurowski
    Cast: Vyacheslav Voynarovskiy, Alexandra Durseneva, Vladimir Matorin, Lyubov Petrova, Vsevelod Grivnov, Katherine Rohrer, Ales Jenis
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Kate Flatt
    Lohengrin by Richard Wagner
    Grand Théâtre de Genève
    Conductor: Leif Segerstam
    Cast: Christopher Ventris, Soile Isokoski, Jukka Rasilainen, Petra Lang
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Leah Hausman
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    Samson by George Frideric Handel
    Buxton Festival
    Conductor: Harry Christophers
    Cast: Tom Randle, Rebecca Bottone, Rebecca de Pont Davies, Russell Smythe
    Design: Dan Potra
    Lighting: John Bishop
    Choreography: Nicole Tongue
    L'Arbore di Diana by Vicente Martin Y Soler
    Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
    Conductor: Rubén Dubrovsky
    Cast: Ofelia Sala, Marina Comparato, Christian Senn, Dmitry Korchak
    Design: Leslie Travers
    Lighting: Chris Davey
    L'Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
    Opera North
    Conductor: Tecwyn Evans
    Cast: Anna Ryberg, Andrew Kennedy, Peter Savidge, Riccardo Simonetti
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Tim Claydon
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    Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti
    Grand Théâtre de Genève
    Conductor: Evelino Pido
    Cast: Simone Alaimo, Patrizia Ciofi, Norman Shankle, Marzio Giossi
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Bruno Poet
    Choreography: Nicole Tongue

    Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
    Grange Park Opera
    Conductor: Stephen Barlow
    Cast: Robert Poulton, Janis Kelly, William Dazeley
    Design: Angela Davies
    Lighting: Chris Davey
    Choreography: Nicole Tongue
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    Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti
    Théâtre de Caen
    Conductor: Evelino Pido
    Cast: Alexander Vassiliev, Sonja Yoncheva, Juan Jose Lopera, Marzio Giossi
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Bruno Poet
    Choreography: Nicole Tongue
    The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini
    Komische Oper Berlin
    Cast: Klaus Kuttler, Elisabeth Starzinger, Thomas Allen, Manfred Sabrowski
    Design: Giles Cadle
    Costumes: Laura Hopkins
    Lighting: Franck Evin
    Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti
    Garsington Opera
    Conductor: David Parry
    Cast: Conal Coad, Majella Cullagh, Riccardo Botta, Riccardo Novaro
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Bruno Poet
    Choreography: Nicole Tongue
    Betrothal in a Monastery by Sergei Prokofiev
    Glyndebourne Festival Opera
    Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
    Cast: Vyacheslav Voynarovskiy, Alexandra Durseneva, Sergei Alexashkin, Lyubov Petrova, Vsevelod Grivnov, Nino Surguladze, Andrey Breus
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Rick Fisher
    Choreography: Kate Flatt
    Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini
    Opera de Oviedo
    Conductor: Elena Herrera
    Cast: Verónica Villarroel, Renzo Zulian, Ismael Pons, Enric Serra
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Lynne Hockney
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    Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Graz Opera
    Cast: Sonia Zlatkova, Marlin Miller, Alexander Puhrer, Hyon Lee, Wilfried Zelinka
    Design: Angela Davies
    Lighting: Reinhard Traub
    Choreography: Darrel Toulon

    Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Grange Park Opera
    Conductor: Stefan Solyom
    Cast: George Mosley, Henry Waddington, Stephanie Krahenfeld, Natasha Marsh
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Chris Davey
    Choreography: Cathy Marston
    Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini
    Norwegian National Opera
    Conductor: Olaf Henzold
    Cast: Liana Aleksanyan, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Trond Halstein Moe, Njål Sparbo
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Lynne Hockney
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    The Cunning Little Vixen by Leoš Janáček
    Grand Théâtre de Genève
    Conductor: Guido Johannes Rumstadt
    Cast: Martina Jankova, Alexander Vassiliev, Ulrike Hetzel
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Aletta Collins
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    The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini
    Komische Oper Berlin
    Cast: Klaus Kuttler, Elisabeth Starzinger, Thomas Allen, Manfred Sabrowski
    Design: Giles Cadle
    Costumes: Laura Hopkins
    Lighting: Franck Evin
    The Bartered Bride by Bedřich Smetana
    Opera North
    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
    Cast: Giselle Allen, Jeffrey Lloyd Roberts, Jeremy White, Iain Paton
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Vanessa Gray
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    L'Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
    New Zealand Festival
    Conductor: Graeme Jenkins
    Cast: Rebecca Caine, Riccardo Botta, Paul Whelan, Riccardo Novaro
    Design: Laura Hopkins
    Lighting: Jenny Kagan
    Choreography: Sara Brodie
    The Cunning Little Vixen by Leoš Janáček
    San Francisco Opera
    Conductor: Alexander Polyanichko
    Cast: Dawn Upshaw, Thomas Allen, Dagmar Peckova
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Aletta Collins
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    Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini
    Opera North
    Conductor: Richard Farnes
    Cast: Natalia Dercho, Hugh Smith, Christopher Purves, Brian Bannantyne-Scott
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Lynne Hockney
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    Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Graz Opera
    Cast: Sonia Zlatkova, Andries Cloete, Matthias Hausmann, Hyon Lee, Wilfried Zelinka
    Design: Angela Davies
    Lighting: Reinhard Traub
    Choreography: Darrel Toulon

    The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini
    Komische Oper Berlin
    Cast: Klaus Kuttler, Susanne Kreusch, Thomas Allen, Manfred Sabrowski
    Design: Giles Cadle
    Costumes: Laura Hopkins
    Lighting: Franck Evin
    Der Vogelhändler by Carl Zeller
    Komische Oper Berlin
    Conductor: Karen Kamensek
    Cast: Andreas Conrad, Brigitte Geller, Maria Bengtsson, Günter Neumann, Matthias Klink
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Franck Evin
    Choreography: Denni Sayers

    L'Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
    Welsh National Opera
    Conductor: Julian Smith
    Cast: Natalie Christie, Gwyn Hughes Jones, Neal Davies, David Kempster
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Vanessa Gray
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    Making Waves by Stephen Clark
    Stephen Joseph Theatre
    Cast: Charlie Hardwick, Geoff Leesley, James Weaver, Neil Grainger, Niky Wardley, Alison Mac
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: James Farncombe

    The Cunning Little Vixen by Leoš Janáček
    Bregenz Festival
    Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev
    Cast: Margareta Klobucar, Peter Coleman-Wright, Nataliya Kovalova
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Aletta Collins
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    Manon by Jules Massenet
    Opera North
    Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
    Cast: Malin Byström, Julian Gavin, William Dazeley, Jonathan Best
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Bruno Poet
    Choreography: Lynne Hockney

    Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Graz Opera
    Conductor: Arnold Östman
    Cast: Ann-Helen Moen, Marlin Miller, Alexander Puhrer, Anna Camelia Stefanescu, Markus Marquardt
    Design: Angela Davies
    Lighting: Reinhard Traub
    Choreography: Darrel Toulon
    Maometto Secondo by Gioachino Rossini
    Opéra National du Rhin
    Conductor: Cyril Diedrich
    Cast: Denis Sedov, Irini Tsirakidis, Enkelejda Shkosa, Stephen Mark Brown
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Vanessa Gray
    The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini
    Komische Oper Berlin
    Conductor: Stefan Solyom
    Cast: Alexander Marco-Buhrmester, Claudia Mahnke, Mario Zeffiri, Stefan Stoll
    Design: Giles Cadle
    Costumes: Laura Hopkins
    Lighting: Franck Evin
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    La Gazza Ladra by Gioachino Rossini
    Garsington Opera
    Conductor: David Parry
    Cast: Majella Cullagh, Christopher Purves, Nerys Jones, Russell Smythe, Simon Edwards
    Design: Angela Davies
    Lighting: Bruno Poet
    Choreography: Vanessa Gray
    The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    English Touring Opera
    Cast: Natasha Marsh, Jonathan May, Dewi Wyn, Laura Meloy, Dean Robinson
    Design: Giles Cadle
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Siân Stevenson
    Fortunio by André Messager
    Grange Park Opera
    Conductor: Harry Christophers
    Cast: Natasha Marsh, Lorenzo Carola, Quentin Hayes, Glenville Hargreaves
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Chris Davey
    Choreography: Siân Stevenson

    Wozzeck by Alban Berg
    Santa Fe Opera
    Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
    Cast: Håkan Hagegård, Anne Schwanewilms, Eric Halfvarson, Jay Hunter Morris, Ragnar Ulfung
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Rick Fisher
    Choreography: Sara Rudner
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    La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
    Opera North
    Conductor: Steven Sloane
    Cast: Mary Plazas, Harrie van der Plas, Christine Buffle, William Dazeley, Henry Waddington, Stefan Loges
    Design: Anthony Ward
    Lighting: Rick Fisher
    Choreography: Quinny Sacks
    Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn
    Salisbury Playhouse
    Cast: Jon Glover, Stuart Fox, Rebecca Egan, Paul Bigley, Sarah Berger
    Design: Matthew Wright
    Lighting: Peter Hunter
    The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    English Touring Opera
    Conductor: Martin Fitzpatrick
    Cast: Anna-Clare Monk, Richard Burkhard, Eugene Ginty, Laura Meloy, Dean Robinson
    Design: Giles Cadle
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Siân Stevenson
    L'Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
    Opera North
    Conductor: David Parry
    Cast: Mary Hegarty, Paul Nilon, Christopher Purves, Richard Whitehouse
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Vanessa Gray
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    Pénélope by Gabriel Fauré
    Guildhall School of Music and Drama
    Conductor: Clive Timms
    Cast: Catherine Marie Hegarty, Rhys Merion, Stefan Loges, Sally Matthews, Katija Dragojevic
    Design: Giles Cadle
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Denni Sayers
    A Thousand and One Nights by Stephen McNeff & Jackie Kay
    Anvil Theatre
    Conductor: Stephen McNeff
    Cast: Rebecca Watson, David Watkin-Holmes
    Design: Francis O'Connor
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Jenny Weston
    The Bartered Bride by Bedřich Smetana
    Opéra National du Rhin
    Conductor: Ratislav Stur
    Cast: Barbara Haveman, Jay Hunter Morris, Walter Fink, Dietmar Kerschbaum
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Vanessa Gray
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    The Bartered Bride by Bedřich Smetana
    Opera North
    Conductor: Oliver von Dohnányi
    Cast: Alwyn Mellor, Neill Archer, Clive Bayley, Iain Paton
    Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Choreography: Vanessa Gray
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    La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
    Scottish Opera
    Conductor: Stephen Clark
    Cast: Elizabeth Collier, Ian Storey, Ann Archibald, David Barrell, Jonathan Best, Roderick Williams
    Design: Michael Yeargan
    Lighting: Simon Mills
    Life Goes On by Adrian Hodges
    Basingstoke Haymarket
    Cast: Robert Duncan, Serena Evans, Duncan Duff, Caroline Harker, Geraldine Alexander
    Design: Elroy Ashmore
    The Honest Whore by Thomas Decker (adapted by Daniel Slater)
    Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
    Cast: Polly Maberly, Matthew Storey, Hannah Lockerman, Israel Aduramo, Philippa Waller, Gary Cargill, Sarah Walton
    Design: Gideon Davey
    Lighting: Mark Pritchard
    Music: Timothy Sutton
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