Christian von Götz

Christian von Götz Opernregisseur

studied opera directing at the “Hochschule für Musik und Theater“ in Vienna and the Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler“ in Berlin.

He staged productions at Komische Oper Berlin, Oper Köln, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Oper Leipzig, Gärtnerplatztheater München, the opera houses in Lisbon and Odessa as well as at the Edinburgh International Festival, amongst others.

His productions were repeatedly nominated as the seasons’s “Best production” in polls by the journal Opernwelt.

In addition, he is one of the founding members of the ensemble MUSIKDEBATTE KÖLN, which presents contemporary cross-cultural issues on the opera stage. Christian von Götz and Musikdebatte Köln were nominated as “Young Artists of the Year” in the critics’ poll by the journal Opernwelt.

The DVD with his production of BLUTHOCHZEIT, published by WERGO, was critically acclaimed in the press and was „DVD of the Month “  in „Die deutsche Bühne“.

In the upcoming season Christian von Götz will stage, among other things, the opera rarity “Lulu” by Friedrich Kuhlau at the Royal Danish Opera House Copenhagen.

Last update: Jan. 2022