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Jean Liermier

Director of My Fair Lady

Trained as an actor, director and educator, Jean Liermier has directed the Théâtre de Carouge-Atelier in Geneva since 2008, one of the leading theatres in French-speaking Switzerland. For theatre, he has mainly directed plays from the classical repertoire, such as La vie que je t’ai donnée by Pirandello or Cyrano de Bergerac, with actor Gilles Privat performing the title-role. For opera, he has directed The Bear by Walton for the Opéra Décentralisé in Neuchâtel, Die Zauberflöte by Mozart for the Opéra de Marseille, Cantates profanes, une petite chronique, an assembly of Bach’s cantatas for the Opéra national du Rhin and Le nozze di Figaro for the Lorraine and Caen operas, reprised in Nancy and Rennes. In 2009, he directed L’enfant et les sortilèges for the Atelier Lyrique de l'Opéra de Paris, reprised at the Teatro Real in Madrid and the Bilbao Opera.

At the Opéra de Lausanne: My Fair Lady (2015, reprised at the Opéra de Marseille).