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Christopher Alden - Director at English National Opera

Christopher Alden


Christopher Alden has been producing opera around the globe for the past three decades.

Previously for ENO: Turandot, Makropulos Case, Partenope (Olivier Award for Best Opera Production), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (also Moscow), Die Fledermaus, Rigoletto.

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Tristan und Isolde (Staatstheater Karlsruhe); Der fliegende Holländer (Seattle); Sweeney Todd (Glimmerglass), new productions of La Périchole, Don Giovanni, Così, A Quiet Place (NYCO); Der fliegende Holländer, Rigoletto, Die Fledermaus, La clemenza di Tito (Canadian Opera Company); Don Giovanni, Figaro, Così fan tutte (LA Philharmonic/Dudamel); Contes d’Hoffmann (Santa Fe); Tosca, Partenope (Opera Australia, San Francisco); Norma (Opera North, Bordeaux, Chemnitz); La vida breve/Gianni Schicchi (Opera North); The Rake’s Progress (Theater Braunschweig); Il turco in Italia (Aix-en-Provence, Teatro Regio Torino), Makropulos Case (Prague National Theatre); Tito (Chicago Opera Theater); Nabucco (Deutsche Oper am Rhein); Rigoletto (Lyric Opera of Chicago); Contes d’Hoffmann, I vespri Siciliani, Harvey Milk, Poppea, US premieres of Reimann’s Ghost Sonata, Henze’s Das verratene Meer (San Francisco Opera); Aida (Deutsche Oper Berlin); New York premiere of Carter’s What next? (Miller Theater); half of Eight Little Greats (Opera North); Lully’s Phaeton (Staatstheater Saarbruecken); Turandot (WNO, Portland Opera).

Last updated: 17th November 2017