Jacopo Spirei is an Italian Opera Stage Director. Winner of the Audience prize in Salzburg for best production of the season 2012/2013 at the Landestheater, he is also Associate professor for Opera at Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo.
His opera engagement as director include: Don Giovanni, Così Fan Tutte, Nozze di Figaro at the Salzburger Landestheater, Cambiale di Matrimonio as the opening production of the first season of Theater an der Wien in Kammeroper, Elisir d’amore opening season at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Don Giovanni at San Francisco Opera, Falstaff at the award winning Festival Verdi in Parma, American premiere of Charles Wuorinen’s Brokeback Mountain in New York.
He has worked with renowned Graham Vick as associate and revival director all over the world.
Photo: Mary Marshania