From music theatre classics to a Greek myth in the guise of 20th century opera and a Yiddish music theatre revue to new works: In his last season as artistic director, Barrie Kosky serves up a sumptuous menu of 11 new productions, 8 symphony concerts and a record-breaking 14 revivals, including some of the most striking productions of his directorship.
“This season is my last as artistic director and chief director. Like a performance, my directorship is slowly coming to an end. This is no reason for melancholy, nostalgia or adulation, but a natural and necessary process. Performances must come to an end so that new, exciting moments in theatre can arise. Directorships have to end so that new artistic paths can be taken. So I am looking forward to this last season like a last scene – without melancholy, but with curiosity and filled with the special moments of the past years. And I am very pleased that we have managed to postpone three important …
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Image caption: Barrie Kosky, Foto: Jan Windszus Photography