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Immo Karaman

Stage Director

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Biography highlights

The award-winning German-Turkish director (Kunstförderpreis NRW , nomination for the German Theater Prize FAUST, "Stern des Jahres" of the Münchner Abendzeitung for the production of Britten's Death in Venice, nomination for the Austrian Music Theater Award, as well as numerous press and critics awards  for "the best performance of the year", most recently for his staging of Handel's Siroe at the International Handel Festival Göttingen and The Fiery Angel in Dusseldorf, has worked on major stages in Germany and abroad.

 

His works include Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria at Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin, Britten’s Peter Grimes, The turn of the screw, Billy Budd, Der Zwerg, The Fiery Angel at Deutsche Oper am Rhein Dusseldorf, J. Adams’s Doctor Atomic at Finnish National Opera Helsinki, Schönberg’s From today to tomorrow at Opera Leipzig, Death in Venice and The love for the three oranges at Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz Munich,  Luisa Miller, Aida and La Forza del destino at Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Ariadne auf Naxos at Staatstheater Kassel , German premiere of Deschewow’s Eis und Stahl and Eugene Onegin at Saarlandisches Staatstheater Saarbrücken, Nabucco at Staatstheater Nürnberg,  La Traviata at Dortmund Theater, Un Ballo in Maschera at Oper Bonn, Swiss premiere of Battistelli’s Prova d 'orchestra at Theater Bern, Aschemond (Oehring / Purcell) at Opera Wuppertal,  Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Theater Klagenfurt  among others.

 

Karaman was engaged for several years as an assistant director at the Gelsenkirchen Music Theater where collaborated with Peter Konwitschny and Dietrich Hilsdorf. For his directorial debut there with Bartok's Duke Bluebeard’s Castle  he immediately received the Gelsenkirchener Theater Prize. He is associated with the choreographer Fabian Posca through a long-standing and close collaboration that consistently shapes the common direction style, which can be seen in such productions as Lady Macbeth of Mzensk in Klagenfurt Theater.

 

Karaman’s future projects include the Austrian and world premiere of the new version of KOMA (Haas / Händel Klaus) at Klagenfurt Theater and Opera de Dijon, Die tote Stadt in Wuppertal. His acclaimed production of The Fiery Angel will be performed again in Düsseldorf and in the season 2019/20 he will direct Die andere Frau at the Dresden Semperoper.

 

As a guest lecturer, he has been invited to the Liszt School of Music.


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