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Tobias Kratzer

Director

The German director TOBIAS KRATZER (director) studied art history and philosophy in Munich and Bern, and directing at the Theaterakademie August Everding in Munich. Along with designer Rainer Sellmaier, he won the Wettbewerb für Opernregie und Bühnenbild ‘Ring Award’ in Graz, in 2008. He has received nominations for an International Opera Award 2018, the Austrian Opernregiepreis, the German Faust Theatre Award and the title ‘best director’ by Opernwelt magazine.

Major recent productions include Les Huguenots (Staatstheater Nürnberg and Opéra Nice Côte d'Azur), Le prophète, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and Götterdämmerung (Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe), L’Africaine (Oper Frankfurt), Tannhäuser (Theater Bremen), La sonnambula (Oper Graz), Anna Bolena (Luzerner Theater), Lucio Silla (De Munt Brussel), Zoroastre (Komische Oper Berlin) and Aida (Estland National Opera Tallinn). Future: Edgar (St. Galler Festspiele), La forza del destino (Oper Frankfurt) en Der Zwerg (Deutsche Oper Berlin). In 2019, he will present a new production of Tannhäuser at the Bayreuther Festspiele.

DNO debut