Götterdämmerung. Previously: Siegfried (2016), Die Walküre (2015), Das Rheingold (2014).
About the Artist:
Esteban Munoz has served as associate director for all three previous operas in HGO’s Ring cycle: Das Rheingold (2014), Die Walküre (2015), and Siegfried (2016). He has worked as an assistant to many directors including Calixto Bieito, Barrie Kosky, Michael Hampe, Emilio Sagi, Keith Warner, Balázs Kovalik, and Hugo de Ana in productions of the Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile, Teatro del Lago (Chile), Opéra de Lausanne, Munich Biennale, the Prince Regent Theater in Munich, and numerous open-air opera productions. He has also worked very closely with La Fura dels Baus and Carlus Padrissa since 2011. He has frequently been invited to the Bavarian State Opera, where he works principally as an assistant director. In 2013, Munoz was awarded the ProArte Prize for Young Artist of the Year in Chile. His most recent engagements include Halévy’s La Juive with Calixto Bieito at the Bavarian State Opera, Das Rheingold with Carlus Padrissa at the National Taichung Theater (Taiwan), and Stravinsky’s Petrushka and Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortileges with the theater group 1927 at the Komische Oper Berlin. Upcoming engagements include his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow with The Magic Flute, Wagner’s Die Walküre with Carlus Padrissa at the National Taichung Theater, and a new production of Fiddler on the Roof with Barrie Kosky at the Komische Oper Berlin, where he became a staff member during the 2016–17 season.