(San Francisco, California)
2017–18 Season: Associate Director of Der Ring des Nibelungen
Laurie Feldman served on the directorial staff at San Francisco Opera for 22 years and was the stage director for Das Rheingold (1990), Götterdämmerung (1990), Die Walküre (1995), Rusalka, La Bohème, Carmen, Mefistofele, La Traviata, and Luisa Miller. In 2016, she served as associate director for Washington National Opera’s Ring cycle. As a guest director at the Metropolitan Opera, productions include La Traviata, Rusalka, Ariadne auf Naxos, Elektra, The Rake’s Progress, La Forza del Destino, La Clemenza di Tito, Norma, and Un Ballo in Maschera. She recently directed Robert Carsen’s acclaimed production of The Makropulos Case at Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg. In 2009, she staged Laurent Pelly’s production of La Traviata at Turin’s Teatro Regio, where she also directed Carsen’s Mefistofele. She has worked at many international opera houses, including Teatro Lirico di Cagliari; Madrid’s Teatro Real; Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Opéra National de Lyon; Teatro Massimo in Palermo; Staatstheater Nürnberg; Opéra de Nice; Oper Köln; Munich’s Bavarian State Opera; the Canadian Opera Company; National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing; and the Icelandic Opera.