The influential Opernwelt magazine has published its annual awards for 2016. Director of the year: Barrie Kosky (Komische Oper, Berlin) Conductor: Teodor Currentzis Singer: Christian Gerhaher Orchestra: Bavarian Opera Chorus: Dutch National Opera World premiere: Georg Friedrich Haas, ‘Koma’ at Darmstadt Opera house of the year: Stuttgart More here.
The Greek-Russian conductor, music director in Perm, has been named winner of this year’s Kairos Prize, awarded by the controversial Toepfer Foundation and worth 75,000 Euros.
The Russian-based Greek conductor Teodor Currentzis has picked up another award – 75,000 Euros from the Kairos Prize of the highly controversial Alfred Toepfer Stiftung. Currentzis, 44, was honoured as a ‘thinker and creator’.
Der Tagespiegel, one of the leading German dailies, has listed the Russian-based Greek conductor Teodor Currentzis as a candidate for the Berlin Phil. Tagespiegel rate him so highly that his profile is published just behind those of...
Following is the trailer for a production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte by Australian Regie Barrie Kosky for the Komische Oper Berlin. Eurotrash outrageous? Not necessarily.