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RODULA GAITANOU

Director

Athens born, Paris trained, London based opera director.

Recent productions include: Tosca (Xi’an Concert Hall, China); La Cenerentola (Fondazione Teatro Verdi, Trieste);  The Queen of Spades (Opera Holland Park); Cosi fan tutte & Cenerentola (Greek National Opera); L'isola disabitata (Royal Opera House - Covent Garden and Hobart Baroque); San Giovanni Battista & The Cooper (Guidhall School of Music and Drama); Riders to the Sea, Savitri,  The Bartered Bride (British Youth Opera); Betrothal in a Monastery (RCS/Scottish Opera); a new version of Carmen  (London's King’s Head); Dichterliebe (ROH Linbury Studio); a site-specific performance of Rusalka (Opera North); a devised youth opera Where is The Love (Arcola Theatre); Suor Angelica (MOC); Orfeo & Das Lied von der Erde (Paris 8 Opera).

Rodula has an on-going relationship with the Royal Opera House - Covent Garden: a former ROH Jette Parker Young Artist, she returns regularly as a revival and assistant director.

She was nominated for two Helpmann Awards (Australia 2013) in the "Best Opera Director" and "Best Opera Production" categories for her production of L'isola disabitata presented at the Hobart Baroque Festival.

Rodula trained as a violinist at the "Mousikoi Orizontes" Conservatory in Athens, studied Musicology at Paris 4-Sorbonne University, Opera Staging at Paris 8 - Saint Denis University and physical theatre at the International Theatre School Jacques Lecoq. She has worked extensively as associate and assistant director for major opera houses and festivals in Britain, Spain, France, Italy, Ireland and Greece.


Current work: Vanessa for Wexford Festival Opera.

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