Daniel Slater

Director in Nabucco

Biography

Education
English Literature at the United World College of the Atlantic in Bristol

Debut
The Bartered Bride (Smetana) for Opera North (1998);
American debut with Wozzeck at the Sante Fe Festival (2001)

Career
Assistant director for Opera North, Covent Garden and the Opera de Paris;
Associate director bij Nottingham Playhouse and the Tricycle Theatre.

Highlights
Bethrotal in the Monastery (Prokofiev) (Glyndebourne Festival); Fallstaf (Grange Park); Don Pasquale (Garsington), L’Elisir d’Amore (Welsh National Opera), Manon Lescaut (Opera North); The cunning little vixen (Janáček) (Bregenzer Festspiele).
His work has been presented at festivals at United Kingdom, Germany, France, Switserland, Australia, Sweden, Norway, Spain, United States and New Zealand

Prizes
Samson (Haendel) (Buxton Festival) nominated for the Manchester Evening News with ‘Best Opera Production Award’

Recordings
Don Pasquale (Donizetti) (DVD) (Opus Arte)

Worked with
maestro Vladimir Jurowski e.o.

Recent and future productions
Rigoletto (Grange Park Festival), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Britten), Cenerentola (Garsington Festival); Lohengrin (Houston Grand Opera in coproduction with the Opera of Genève), Serse (Opera, Stockholm); Peter Grimes (Genève); L'Arbore di Diana (Martin y Soler)(Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia).
La Traviata(Houston Grand Opera), Tristan en Isolde(Oslo), Don Giovanni (Garsington), Jevgeni Onegin (Opera Holland Park), Tannhäuser (Opera van Tallinn); Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Garsington); Lady Mcbeth/Macbeth (Hamburg); Amneris/Aida (Zürich); Elisabetta/Don Carlo (Vienna), Abigaille/Nabucco (Vlaamse Opera)

Last update on 08 January 2013

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