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Robert Carsen


Currently for ENO: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Previously for ENO: Candide, Semele

Career Highlights

Notable opera productions elsewhere include: Dialogues des Carmélites, Der Rosenkavalier, Falstaff, Iphigénie en Tauride (ROH); L’incoronazione di Poppea, Rinaldo (Glyndebourne); Tannhäuser, Elektra, Die Zauberflöte, Capriccio, Les Boréades, Les contes d’Hoffmann, Rusalka, Alcina, Nabucco, Lohengrin, I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Manon Lescaut (Paris Opera); Rigoletto, Semele, Orlando, Die Zauberflöte, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Aix-en-Provence); Don Giovanni, La fanciulla del West, Co2 (La Scala); Wozzeck, Agrippina, The Turn of the Screw (also designer), Platée (Theater an der Wien); Queen of Spades (Zürich); Don Carlo, Richard III, a Janáček cycle (Opéra national du Rhin); Ariadne auf Naxos (Munich); La traviata (re-opening of La Fenice, Venice); Wagner’s Ring (Cologne, Venice, Barcelona, Shanghai).

Theatre work includes: The Tempest (Comédie Française); Mother Courage (Piccolo Teatro Milan); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (New York).

Musical theatre includes: Lloyd Webber’s The Beautiful Game (West End), Sunset Boulevard (UK tour); Candide (Théâtre du Châtelet, ENO, La Scala); My Fair Lady (Théâtre du Châtelet, Mariinsky); Singin’ in the Rain (Châtelet, Grand Palais).

Future projects include: The Beggar’s Opera (Bouffes du Nord and tour); Die tote Stadt (Komische Oper Berlin).

Last updated: 1st March 2018