David Willoughby POUNTNEY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-09-10
Education St John's Coll Choir Sch Cambridge, Radley, St John's Coll Cambridge (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations croquet, cooking, gardening
Clubs Garrick
Style David Pountney, Esq, CBE
Career dir of productions: Scottish Opera 1976-80, ENO 1983-93; dir of operas in: Ireland, Holland, Germany, Italy, Aust and USA, all maj Br cos; princ productions incl: Janácek cycle (Scot Opera, WNO), Bussoni's Dr Faust (ENO, Deutsche Oper), The Lady Macbeth of Mtensk (ENO), Hänsel and Gretel (ENO, Evening Standard Award), Wozzeck, Pelleas et Mélisande, world première of Philip Glass' The Voyage (Met Opera NY) 1992, Die Soldaten (Ruhr Triennale) 2006, Kommilitonen (RAM London) 2011, Prince Igor (Zürich) 2012, Il Trittico (Lyon) 2012; translated numerous operas from Czech, Russian, German and Italian and original libretti for Steven Oliver, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and John Harle; dir for Nottingham Playhouse: Twelfth Night, As You Like It; Intendant Bregenzer Festspiele 2003-; artistic dir and ceo WNO 2011-; Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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