Tim Albery

(Harpenden, England)

2018–19 Season: Director of Arabella

Making his San Francisco Opera debut as director of Arabella, Tim Albery began his directorial career at the Royal Court Theatre in London, the Royal National Theatre, and the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has directed productions on the world’s leading opera stages, including English National Opera; Scottish Opera; Royal Opera, Covent Garden; the Metropolitan Opera; and Bavarian State Opera. Recent work includes Ariadne auf Naxos, Capriccio, and La Finta Giardiniera at the Santa Fe Opera; Götterdämmerung and Arabella at Canadian Opera Company; Don Carlo at Washington National Opera; Les Troyens and Tannhäuser at Lyric Opera of Chicago; Grimes on the Beach at the Aldeburgh Festival; Idomeneo and Capriccio at Garsington Opera; and Un Ballo in Maschera, The Coronation of Poppea, and Mark Simpson’s Pleasure at Opera North, England.