New York–born opera director Christopher Alden works regularly with the most distinguished companies. Alden’s English National Opera production of Handel’s Partenope was awarded the Olivier Award for Best UK opera production of 2008/09 as well as Australia’s Helpmann award for Best Opera in 2011. His production of Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Stanislavsky Theater in Moscow) won the Golden Mask Award for best Russian opera production in 2012.
Histories of Violence: Operatic Violence
Brad Evans speaks with opera director Christopher Alden. A conversation in Brad Evans’s “Histories of Violence” series....