Revival Director(United Kingdom)
Saul. Previously at HGO: Rusalka (2016).
About the Artist:
Donna Stirrup is making her HGO debut. She works regularly with English National Opera (ENO), Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Glyndebourne Tour, and the Royal Opera, Covent Garden. Recent work at ENO includes Rodelinda, The Girl of the Golden West, and the Olivier Award–winning production of The Mastersingers of Nuremberg. She directed Peter Grimes for ENO at the BBC Proms and revivals of On the Town in London and Paris. For Glyndebourne, her work includes Saul, Billy Budd, The Cunning Little Vixen, and this production of Rusalka, as well as a revival of The Miserly Knight and Gianni Schicchi in Tenerife. For the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, her work includes Gloriana and Anna Nicole. During the past year she has directed revivals of Thebans in Bonn (ENO production), Saul for Glyndebourne Tour, and Rodelinda at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow. She is artistic director of Community in Music, an opera project in London for which she has directed productions of Hansel and Gretel and Noye’s Fludde and a semi-staging of Handel’s Messiah. Her next project is a semi-staging of Haydn’s Creation.