David McVicar – regissör

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David McVicar

David McVicar – regissör

Han er født i Glasgow i Skotland, og er uddannet skuespiller fra Royal Scottish Academy. Han er en af verdens mest efterspurgte operainstruktorer, og har skabt iscenesættelser til bl.a. Royal Operahouse i London, La Monnaie i Bruxelles, Kirovoperaen i S:t Petersburgh, Salzburgfestspillene, Aldeburg- og Glyndebournefestivalen.

Han har desuden arbejdet på operahuse i bl.a. Antwerpen, Paris, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt og New Zealand. Blandt hans produktioner er Beethovens Fidelio,Brittens The Rape of Lucretia, Verdis Rigoletto,Mozarts Don Juan, Richard Strauss’ Rosenkavaleren, Bizets Carmen, samt Puccinis Madame Butterfly og Tosca.

David McVicar har modtaget Barclays Theatre Award, to Southbank Show Awards samt fire Laurence Olivier nomineringar bl.a. i 2006 for hans anmelderroste uppsætning af Mozarts Titus på English Nationalopera og Det Kongelige Teater. Han bar desuden iscenesat Monteverdis Poppeas kroning på Det Kongelige Teater.

Wikipedia In English

Sir David McVicar (born 1966, Glasgow) is a Scottish opera and theatre director. He attended Netherlee Primary School and Williamwood High School.[citation needed]

He studied as an actor at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, graduating in 1989. In 2007, The Independent ranked him among the 100 most influential gay and lesbian people in Britain.  He was the guest on the BBC’s Desert Island Discs on 5 October 2008.

He was knighted in the 2012 Birthday Honours for services to opera.

Selected productions

  • Adriana Lecouvreur: Royal Opera House
  • Agrippina: La Monnaie, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, English National Opera
  • Aida: Royal Opera House
  • Alcina: Bilbao, Oviedo, English National Opera[5]
  • Billy Budd: Lyric Opera of Chicago
  • La bohème: Glyndebourne Festival Opera
  • Carmen: Glyndebourne Festival Opera
  • La clemenza di Tito: English National Opera, Copenhagen Opera House
  • Les contes d’Hoffmann: Salzburg Festival, Vlaamse Opera
  • Don Giovanni: La Monnaie
  • Faust: La Monnaie
  • Fidelio: New Zealand International Arts Festival
  • Giulio Cesare: Glyndebourne Festival Opera
  • Hamlet: Opera North
  • Idomeneo: Vlaamse Opera, Scottish Opera
  • L’incoronazione di Poppea: Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Opéra National du Rhin, Copenhagen Opera House
  • Macbeth: Mariinsky Theatre, Royal Opera House
  • Madama Butterfly: Scottish Opera
  • Manon: New Zealand Opera, Dallas Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Liceu
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream: La Monnaie
  • Le nozze di Figaro: Royal Opera House
  • The Rape of Lucretia: Aldeburgh Festival
  • Il re pastore: Opera North
  • Rigoletto: Royal Opera House
  • Der Rosenkavalier: Opera North, Scottish Opera
  • Salome: Royal Opera House
  • Semele: Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Opéra national du Rhin
  • Sweeney Todd: Opera North
  • Tamerlano: Deutsche Oper am Rhein
  • Tosca: English National Opera
  • Il trovatore: Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera
  • Die Zauberflöte: La Monnaie, Royal Opera House

Video recordings

McVicar’s productions of Faust, Le nozze di Figaro, Die Zauberflöte, Rigoletto and Salome at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, his Carmen and much-acclaimed Giulio Cesare at Glyndebourne, and hisManon at the Liceu are all available on DVD.

Aktuella, tidigare och kommande engagemang

 Jul 17 RigolettoDirectorSavonlinna Opera FestivalC: Auguin;
 Mar 17 Tristan und IsoldeDirectorWiener StaatsoperC: M Franck;
 Mar 17 WozzeckDirectorGrand-Théâtre de GenèveC: Blunier;
 Feb-Mar 17 Pelleas et MelisandeDirectorScottish Opera, GlasgowC: Stratford;
 Feb-Mar 17 Adriana LecouvreurDirectorRoyal Opera, LondonC: Oren;
 Jan 17 FaustDirectorOpera di FirenzeC: Valčuha;
 Dec 16 FalstaffDirectorWiener StaatsoperC: Z Mehta;
 Nov 16-Feb 17 CarmenDirectorGöteborgsOperanC: Kamensek / Tecwyn Evans / Ollikainen;
 Nov 16 MacbethDirectorMariinsky Theatre, St PetersburgC: Sinkevich;
 Oct 16 The Turn of the ScrewDirectorMariinsky Theatre, St PetersburgC: G Heine;
 Sep-Oct 16 Der Rosenkavaliersets deOpera North, LeedsC: A Markovic; D: McVicar / Tyler-Hall
 Sep-Oct 16 Der RosenkavalierDirectorOpera North, LeedsC: A Markovic;
 Sep 16 Andrea ChenierDirectorSan Francisco OperaC: Luisotti;
 Jul-Aug 16 Cosi fan tutteDirectorOpera Australia, SydneyC: Jonathan Darlington;
 May-Jun 16 Die Meistersinger von NurnbergDirectorGlyndebourneC: Güttler;
 Mar-Apr 16 Roberto DevereuxsetsThe Metropolitan Opera, New YorkC: Maurizio Benini; D: McVicar
 Mar-Apr 16 Roberto DevereuxDirectorThe Metropolitan Opera, New YorkC: Maurizio Benini;
 Mar 16 ManonDirectorThe Dallas OperaC: Graeme Jenkins;
 Feb-Mar 16 AidaDirectorPalau de les Arts Reina Sofía, ValenciaC: R Tebar;
 Feb-Mar 16 The Turn of the ScrewDirectorMariinsky Theatre, St PetersburgC: G Heine;
 Jan-Feb 16 Maria StuardaDirectorThe Metropolitan Opera, New YorkC: Frizza;
 Jan-Feb 16 PagliacciDirectorThe Metropolitan Opera, New YorkC: Luisi;
 Jan-Feb 16 Cavalleria rusticanaDirectorThe Metropolitan Opera, New YorkC: Luisi;

Länktips

Wikipedia about David McVicar

David McVicar in a interview on Metropolitan Opera

Intervieuw with David McVivar in The Independent

Parterre Box about David MCVicar

Sarah Connolly intervieuws David McVicar in The Telegraph

Mostly Opera about DavidMcVicar

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