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Nicolas Brieger

  • Director, Artistic/Stage


 Nicolas Brieger was the producer of dramas written by the world literature's most famous authors, from Euripides to Thomas Bernhard. Amongst his opera productions should be mentioned: *Der Rosenkavalier, Busoni's Brautwahl and the world premiere of Elliot Carter's What next? at the Berlin State Opera; Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Brussels; Katja Kabanova and The bartered bride in Leipzig; Turandot, Prokofiev's Love for the three oranges and Trovatore in Stuttgart; Elektra and Jenufa in Essen; Henze's Boulevard Solitude und Das verratene Meer, Hindemith's Cardillac and Wolfgang Rihm's Die Eroberung von Mexico in Frankfurt; Simon Boccanegra at Opera-Bastille in Paris; La clemenza di Tito, Menotti's Konsul and Idomeneo in Vienna; The marriage of Figaro and Zemlinsky’s Zwerg in Mannheim; Lady Macbeth of Mzensk, The turn of the screw, Galileo by Michael Jarrell , Der Cornet by Frank Martin, Mémoires d’une jeune fille triste by Xavier Dayer and Korngold’s Die tote Stadt at Geneva Opera; St-François d’Assise in San Francisco; Weill’s Royal Palace/Der Protagonist at the Bregenz Festival as well as Otello at Opera Hannover.

His recent projects included Don Giovanni in Mannheim, Lady Macbeth of Mzensk in Geneva and Il Giustino at the Festival of Schwetzingen. Future engagements include Doktor Faust (Busoni) at Bavarian State Opera Munich, Die tote Stadt in Montpellier and Lady Macbeth of Mzensk in Japan.