Seattle Opera - Aidan Lang

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Aidan Lang

At Seattle Opera in 2015/16: The Marriage of Figaro
Seattle Opera Debut

Selected by the Seattle Opera Board of Trustees after a two-year, international search process, Aidan Lang became Seattle Opera’s General Director on September 1, 2014. He served as General Director of New Zealand Opera from 2006 to 2013, and has also held positions of artistic leadership at Buxton Festival, Glyndebourne, and Opera Zuid. As a freelance director, Lang staged the first Brazilian production of Wagner’s Ring at the historic Teatro Amazonas in Manaus. Other noted productions include Le Comte Ory (Welsh National Opera), Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (Lisbon), The Turn of the Screw (Salzburg) and the British premieres of The Magic Fountain by Frederick Delius (Scottish Opera) and Cornet Christoph Rilke’s Song of Love and Death by Siegfried Matthus (Glyndebourne).