Nicola Raab is a prolific, international young director who has worked with such distinguished directors as Robert Carsen, Willy Decker, David Pountney, David Alden, Tim Albery, Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser.
Her career has taken her to many of the finest theatres in the world, including Bayerische Staatsoper München, Staatsoper Wien, Welsh National Opera, Opernhaus Zürich, the New Israeli Opera, Salzburger Festspiele, Teatro Regio Torino and Teatro La Fenice Venice.
Her own work includes Soldier and Dancer by Martinu for Státní opera Prague, Der Kuss with Opera Theatre Company Dublin, Zora D. with IOCN Amsterdam, Kammeroper Wien and BEMUS Belgrade. For Kammeroper Wien she also directed Artaxerxes by Leonardo Vinci, Moskau, Moskau by Shostakovitch and a British-composer double- bill of When she died/Death of a princess by Jonathan Dove and 8 songs for a mad king by P.Maxwell Davies.
Further engagements included directing The Marathon by Isidora Zebeljan for Bregenz Festival and Neue Oper Wien, Béatrice et Bénédict by Berlioz for Chicago Opera Theatre, A Flowering Tree by John Adams also for Chicago Opera Theatre, Don Chisciotte by Francesco Conti for Musikwerkstatt Wien and Owen Wingrave for Wiener Kammeroper.
Most recent success is her triumph production of Parsifal, a co-production of the Estonian National Opera and the European Cultural Capital project in an industrial venue at the Tallinn Harbor as well as Massenet’s Thaïs at the Gothenburg Opera , Helsinki and Valencia together with designer Johan Engels. Other recent productions include Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Regensburg , The Io Passion by Harrison Birtwhistle for Kammeroper Wien and Death and the Maiden at Theater St. Gallen.
Future plans include Verdi’s Otello at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen, a contemporary opera about Dorian Gray in Bratislava, Tristan und Isolde at the Novaya Opera Moscow, The Cunning Little Vixen in St. Gallen as well as Thaïs at Los Angeles Opera.
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