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:

He has worked with renowned Graham Vick as associate and revival director all over the world.

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Photo: Mary Marshania

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  • Opera is not an élite genre, opera speaks to all of us: it can teach us a lot about life and it is and incredible instrument to understand ourselves; opera is also the best form of live theatre!
  • We don't put on stage ourselves but human kind.

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  • A staging has to present something necessary, necessary to our lives. Even a light comedy must have something to say.

  • What I find crucial is to look into a work and see what is in it, but by the same token every art form needs renewal, needs to be able to speak to a modern audience.

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  • Art is not a choice is a call

    Journalist — El Espectador

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