Nicola Raab

General Management
Nicola Raab has in recent years gained recognition internationally as a director of great sensitivity, detailed character work and visual flair. Her production of Written on Skin for the Teatro Comunale Bolzano received the coveted “Premio Franco Abbiati” by the Guild of Italian Music Critics in 2016. In 2013, she was awarded the Arets Reumert Prize for best Danish opera production for Otello at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen.

Most recently, she directed Macbeth (Opéra de Dijon), Turandot (Theater Regensburg) and Pallavicino’s opera Le Amazzoni nell’isole fortunate together with Les Talens Lyriques and Christophe Rousset (Musikfestpiele Potsdam Sanssouci). Other Productions include La Traviata (Komische Opera Berlin), Rusalka (Opéra national du Rhin, Opéra de Limoges), Ariodante (Drottningholms Slottsteater), Jenůfa (Greek National Opera Athens), Il Corsaro (Palau de les Arts Valencia), Lakmé (Malmö Opera), Francesca da Rimini (Opéra National du Rhin Strasbourg), Elektra (Teatro Nacional de São Carlos Lisbon), Semiramide (Opéra national de Lorraine) and La Wally (Teatro Comunale Bolzano).

Furthermore, she recently completed a collaboration with the Conservatoire National Superieure de Musique Paris by directing the production Die Fledermaus together with conductor Lucy Legay and in co-operation with Philharmonie de Paris and created Keiser’s Ulisses for Theater Heidelberg at Winter in Schwetzingen, also a Covid postponed project, and a co -production with Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn for this season. Future plans also include Norma with conductor Fabio Luisi and set designer Leila Fteita at the Festival della Valle d’Itria, a new production at Opéra de Nice (in co-production with Teatro Regio Torino and Opéra national de Lorraine) as well as a baroque project with Les Talens Lyriques.More