Stephen Langridge regissör

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Stephen Langridge, regissör, konstnärlig ledare, GöteborgsOperan

Stephen Langridge, regissör – stagedirector – konstnärlig ledare för GO

Har arbetat med uppsättningar som Riddar Blåskägg vid festspelen i Bregenz; Maria Stuarda på Grange park Opera i Hamshire; Figaros bröllop och Cosi fan tutte vid Opera i Ystad; Misper, Zoe och Tangier Tattoo i Glyndebourne; The lo Passion vid Aldeburgh Almeida Opera; Arianna in Creta och Turn of the Screw vid nationale Reisopera i Enschede; Orfeo vid Tokyo Opera City; Giulio Cesare vid Opera de Bordeaux samt Orfeus och Eurydike på Nationaloperan i Aten. Han är också känd för sitt teaterarbete med okonventionella iscensättningar såsom Shakespeares Julius Caesar i fängelser och Ngoma – ett mångkulturellt konstprojekt i sydafrikanska förstäder. Stephen Langridge arbetar regelbundet med Share Music Sweden, som bl a gör integrerad musikteater för funktionshindrande ungdomar. Framtida projekt inkluderar The Minotaur för Covent garden; Otello under festspelen i Salzburg samt Hippolytos och Aricia för nationale Reisopera i Enschede, Holland.

In English from web-site

Stephen Langridge studied Drama at Exeter University. He then spent several years working as assistant director for the cutting edge company, Opera Factory, while developing his own work, often in unconventional spaces with unconventional people. He continues working as a double agent, spending time each year creating new work with integrated groups of  disabled and non-disabled people, and also directing opera at some of the most prestigious European houses.

Opera productions include:

Madama Butterfly Den Norske Opera and Ballet

Lohengrin (Wagner) Royal Opera, Stockholm

Don Carlo (Verdi) Teatro Nacional de Sao Carlos, Lisbon

La Boheme (Puccini) Nationale Reisopera

Wake (Klass de Vries/David Mitchell) Nationale Reisopera

La Damnation de Faust (Berlioz) Lyric Opera, Chicago

Hippolyte et Aricie (Rameau) – Nationale Reisopera

Rigoletto (Verdi) – Volksoper Wien

Otello (Verdi) – Salzburg Festival and Opera di Roma

The Minotaur (Birtwistle), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Salome (Strauss) – Malmö Opera;

Orphee (Gluck) – Greek National Opera;

Ritter Blaubart (Offenbach) –  Bregenzer Festspiele;

Maria Stuarda (Donizetti) & Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart) – Grange Park Opera;

Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart) – Opera Ystad, Sweden;

Misper, Zoe, & Tangier Tattoo (Lunn/Plaice) – Glyndebourne;

The Io Passion (Birtwistle) – Aldeburgh Almeida Opera & Bregenzer Festspiele;

Arianna in Creta (Handel) – National Reisopera, Holland

The Turn of the Screw (Britten) –     NRO

Semele (Handel) – Buxton Festival;

Orfeo (Monteverdi) – Tokyo Opera City;

Giulio Cesare (Handel) – Opera de Bordeaux;

The Mask of Orpheus (Birtwistle) – Royal Festival Hall.

Stephen is well known for his education, development, and training work (projects in France, Spain, Germany, Finland, Holland, Sweden, Senegal, South Africa, and throughout the UK), and for his theatre work in unusual settings, including West Side Story (Bernstein) and Julius Caesar (Shakespeare) with large casts of prisoners in various British high security prisons, and Ngoma, a multi-racial music and theatre project in South African townships. (See the “Education and Development” page for more about this work.)

Current opera projects include: The Minotaur (revival) Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; I Puritani for Grange Park Opera; and a new production for Covent Garden in the season 13/14.

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Stephen Langridge web-site

GöteborgsOperan GO om Stephen Langridge

SvD om Stephen Langridge – ny operachef på GO

Artist Management for Stephen Langridge

 

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