Harry  Silverstein

Stage Director (United States)

HGO Appearances: Stage director for Göran Järvefelt productions of The Marriage of Figaro (2011, 2005, 1998), Don Giovanni (2006, 1999, 1991), and Così fan tutte (2001); also Rigoletto (1994) and La traviata (1994).

About the Artist: Harry Silverstein is the artistic heir to the late director Göran Järvefelt, and directs his productions at leading opera houses around the world. His many Mozart credits include Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte at The Dallas Opera, Idomeneo at Opera Northern Ireland, and The Magic Flute for DePaul Opera Theatre. In contemporary opera, Silverstein has directed three Philip Glass operas: The Making of the Representative for Planet Eight (European premiere, English National Opera) Akhnaten (English National Opera and New York City Opera), and Satyagraha (San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera). He has also directed La traviata at Lyric Opera of Chicago and San Francisco Opera, and Madame Butterfly for Victorian State Opera in Melbourne, Australia, and Auckland Opera in New Zealand. His numerous credits at The Dallas Opera include Rigoletto and Lucia di Lammermoor. He has also directed Il trovatore for Tulsa Opera, Tosca for Michigan Opera Theatre and Opera Pacific, and Samson and Delilah for Opera Omaha. Recently he directed Rigoletto and The Magic Flute for San Francisco Opera; the latter production will be seen at Opera North Carolina and Opera Omaha early this year and will soon be seen at Lyric Opera of Kansas City.

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