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David Hermann

Director of Ariadne auf Naxos

David Hermann studied at the Hochschule fur Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin and won first prize at the international competition for stage direction and design in Graz in 2000. His work includes Das Rheingold and Les Troyens at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, L’affaire Makropoulos by Janacek, Das Mädchen mit dem Schwefelhölzern by Lachenmann and Oresteia by Xenakis at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, a trilogy by Ernst Krenek and De la maison des morts at the Frankfurt Opera, Die Entführung aus dem Serail and La Traviata at the Zurich Opera, Die Zauberflöte and Simon Boccanegra for the Vlaamse Opera, Ariadne auf Naxos at the Semperoper Dresden.

More recently, he directed two world premieres by Yasutaki Inamori at the Munich Biennale and by Anno Schreier at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein.

At the Opéra de Lausanne: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (2014).