David Bösch's production of Vivaldi's Orlando furioso at Oper Frankfurt (2009/10) was one of the first operas he directed. He later returned to the company to direct a wonderful production of Humperdinck's Königskinder (available on CD - OehmsClassics) and Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer. Other recent projects have included Così fan tutte at the Grand Théâtre in Geneva, Le nozze die Figaro at the National Opera in Amsterdam and Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. During the 2017/18 season he directs Korngold's Die tote Stadt/The Dead City at the Semperoper in Dresden and Don Giovanni in Geneva. After studying at the University for Music and Theatre in Zurich David Bösch took up the post of House Director at the Schauspiel in Essen in 2005/06, moving to Bochum as leading director in 2010/11 before becoming House Director at the Burgtheater in Vienna in 2013/14. Other houses where he has directed plays have included the Residenztheater in Munich, the Berlin Ensemble and Schauspiel Frankfurt. His production of Viel Lärm um nichts/Much Ado about Nothing won him the Salzburg Festival's 2006 Young Directors Award. His 2016 production of Mensch Meier was awarded an AZ Stern (Abend Zeitung - evening paper - star) for best production in Munich.