Ensemble, Guests, Opera Studio & Opera Team

David Bösch

Director

David Bösch
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David Bösch directed one of his first operas at Oper Frankfurt - Vivaldi's Orlando furioso, in 2009/10 - returning for Humperdinck's Königskinder and Der fliegende Holländer/The Flying Dutchman. His new production of Il trovatore (a co-production with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden) can be seen in Frankfurt at the beginning of next season. Recent engagements have included Così van tutte at the Grand Théâtre in Geneva, Le nozze di Figaro at the National Opera in Amsterdam and Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich.  Projects in 2017/18 include new productions of 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 Theater in Zurich David Bösch took up the post of House Director at Schauspiel Essen in 2005/06, moving to Bochum as chief director in 2010/11 and then to the Burgtheater in Vienna as House Director in 2013/14. Theatres where he has worked have included the Residenztheater in Munich, the Berlin Ensemble and Schauspiel Frankfurt. He won the Salzburg Festival's 2006 Young Directors' Award for his production of Much Ado about Nothing.