Christof Loy

Christof Loy

Director

Christof Loy is one of the most internationally sought-after directors of his generation. He has an intensive and long-standing collaboration with many of the world’s leading opera houses, such as Zürich Opera House, The Royal Opera House, The Royal Opera Stockholm and Theater an der Wien. In 2016, he won the award for ‘Best New Production’ for his Peter Grimes at the latter opera house at the International Opera Awards, where he was also named ‘Director of the year’ in 2017. Loy has also directed for important opera festivals, such as Luisa Miller at Glyndebourne Festival (2021) and Così fan tutte and Il trittico for the Salzburger Festspiele. With Dutch National Opera, he has previously directed Les vêpres siciliennes, Arabella, Chovanshchina, La forza del destino and Tannhäuser. During the pandemic, he directed his first film, Springtime in Amsterdam, which will soon be released on DVD.

Last update: 15/09/2022.