Boris Kudlička

(Bratislava, Slovakia)

2017-18 Season: Set Designer of Elektra

Making his San Francisco Opera debut in Elektra, set designer Boris Kudlička began collaborating with director Keith Warner in 2006 with Death in Venice at Oper Frankfurt. Together they have also worked on Aribert Reimann’s Lear and Thomas Adès’ The Tempest at Oper Frankfurt, Simon Boccanegra and Tannhäuser at Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg, Le Nozze di Figaro at the Polish National Opera, Krzysztof Penderecki’s The Devils of Loudun for the Royal Danish Opera, and most recently Otello at Royal Opera, Covent Garden. He regularly works with director Mariusz Treliński, credits including Der Fliegende Holländer, Iolanta, Bluebeard’s Castle, Madama Butterfly, Tristan und Isolde, Eugene Onegin, Orfeo ed Euridice, and La Traviata. Many of these productions have been staged internationally, including by the Metropolitan Opera, Berlin State Opera, and Los Angeles Opera.