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 Abbiate” 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 for Opéra de Dijon and new productions of Turandot for Theater Regensburg and Carlo Pallavicino’s opera Le Amazzoni nell’isole fortunate together with Les Talens Lyriques and Christophe Rousset at Musikfestpiele Potsdam Sanssouci. Other Productions include La Traviata at the Komische Opera Berlin, Rusalka for the Opéra national du Rhin and Opéra de Limoges, Ariodante for the Drottningholms Slottsteater, Jenůfa for Greek National Opera in Athens, Il Corsaro at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, Lakmé at Malmö Opera, Francesca da Rimini for the Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg, Elektra for the Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Lisbon, Semiramide for the Opéra national de Lorraine and returned to the Teatro Comunale Bolzano for Catalani’s La Wally.

Furthermore she has 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 in the current season will create Keiser’s Ulisses for Theater Heidelberg at Winter in Schwetzingen, also a Covid postponed project, and a co -production with Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn.