Andrew George

(Tonyrefail, Wales)

2015–16 Season: Choreographer of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg 

Andrew George is currently making his San Francisco Opera debut with Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. George trained at London’s Laban Centre. His repertoire in prestigious theaters internationally encompasses Baroque works (L’incoronazione di Poppea in Paris, Strasbourg, Berlin, Brussels, and Copenhagen; Giulio Cesare at Glyndebourne, the Metropolitan Opera, and Opera de Lille); Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera; Anna Bolena at theMetropolitan Opera; Il Trovatore at LA Opera; the Ring cycle at Strasbourg’s Opera National du Rhin; Les Troyens at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; The Turn of the Screw and The Handmaid’s Tale at English National Opera; and A Little Night Music at Paris’s Châtelet. His work has also been seen with the major companies of Amsterdam, Hamburg, Frankfurt, and St. Petersburg, as well as the Salzburg Festival, Aix-en-Provence Festival, and Innsbruck Early Music Festival. Current season engagements include Wozzeck at Chicago Lyric Opera.