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Andreas Homoki
Andreas Homoki

With the beginning of the 2012/13 season Andreas Homoki has taken up his position as General Manager of the Zurich Opera House. There, in December 2012, his new production of “Der fliegende Holländer” has been presented; this opera was co-produced with the Teatro alla Scala Milan and the Norske Opera in Oslo. In the season 2013/14, Andreas Homoki will direct “Fidelio” for the Zurich Opera House, and, in April 2014, he will create a new production of “Lohengrin” for the Vienna State Opera.

Andreas Homoki is an internationally sought after stage director. Past productions have included: Hindemith’s “Von heute auf morgen” and "Pagliacci" at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice; “Idomeneo”, “Arabella”, “Manon Lescaut”, “Romeo et Juliette” and “Königskinder” at the Bavarian State Opera Munich; “Carmen”, “Capriccio” and “Lulu” in Amsterdam; “Die Frau ohne Schatten” and “Orfeo et Euridice” in Barcelona; “Die Zauberflöte”, “Der Wildschütz” and “Freischütz” in Cologne; “Eine florentinische Tragödie” / “Der Zwerg” in Brussels and Milan; “Hänsel und Gretel” in Frankfurt and Berlin (Deutsche Oper); “Rigoletto” and “Faust” in Hamburg; “Orphée” in Geneva; “La Traviata” and “Macbeth” in Leipzig; “Madama Butterfly” in Essen; “Don Giovanni” in Copenhagen; “Elektra”, “Der Rosenkavalier”, “Antigone” (Sophocles) and a fully staged version of Verdi's Requiem in Basel; “The Bartered Bride” in Bologna; “Tristan und Isolde” in Wiesbaden; “Aida” and Aribert Reimann's “Das Schloss” in Hannover; “Le nozze di Figaro”, “La fanciulla del West” and “Rosenkavalier” in Tokyo; “Turandot” and “La Traviata” in Dresden and “Tannhäuser” in Paris.

This active, international career was launched in 1992, when Andreas Homoki directed “Die Frau ohne Schatten” at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, a production which was revived the following year at the Châtelet in Paris and won the 'French Theatre Critics Award for Best Opera' in the 1993/94 season.

In 2002 Andreas Homoki succeeded Harry Kupfer as Principal Stage Director of the Komische Oper in Berlin, and a season later was appointed General Manager, where he remained until the 2011/12 season. Under his direction the Komische Oper Berlin was nominated “Best Opera House of the Year” by the magazine Opernwelt, in 2007.

 

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