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Richard Jones

Details

Position: Director

Nationality: English

Born in London, he has directed at the Young Vic, Old Vic, NT, West End, Royal Court/Ambassadors, RSC, in New York at the Public Theatre and on Broadway. He has directed operas for ROH, ENO, Aix, Paris, Amsterdam, Glyndebourne, La Scala, Frankfurt, Munich, Berlin and at the Met. In theatre he has received Olivier Awards for Too Clever by Half (Old Vic) and Into the Woods (Phoenix Theatre, West End) and the Evening Standard Award for best director for The Illusion (Old Vic). He was nominated for a Tony Award for La Bête on Broadway. He has received three Olivier Awards in opera for Hänsel und Gretel (WNO), Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (ROH) and The Mastersingers of Nuremberg (ENO), which also received a South Bank Show Award. He received the Evening Standard Award for outstanding artistic achievement for his production of Wagner’s Ring cycle at ROH and in 2017 his Old Vic production of The Hairy Ape played at the New York Park Avenue Armory and was nominated for six Drama Desk nominations. He was appointed CBE in the 2015 New Year Honours list.

Performances

Original Producer / Flight, 24 September 1998 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 26 September 1998 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 22 October 1998 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 30 October 1998 at Oxford view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 06 November 1998 at Woking view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 13 November 1998 at Norwich view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 20 November 1998 at Southampton view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 27 November 1998 at Manchester view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 04 December 1998 at Plymouth view performance details

Original Director / Flight, 14 August 1999 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Flight, 16 August 1999 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Flight, 19 August 1999 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Flight, 21 August 1999 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Flight, 23 August 1999 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Flight, 26 August 1999 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Flight, 28 August 1999 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 23 June 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 27 June 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 01 July 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 04 July 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 11 July 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 14 July 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 18 July 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 21 July 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 27 July 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 01 August 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 06 August 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 15 August 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Euryanthe, 22 August 2002 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 12 August 2005 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 15 August 2005 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 18 August 2005 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 21 August 2005 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 24 August 2005 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Producer / Flight, 27 August 2005 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 19 May 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 23 May 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 26 May 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 31 May 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 06 June 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 09 June 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 15 June 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 18 June 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 23 June 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 29 June 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 02 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 09 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 12 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 17 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 21 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 09 October 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 13 October 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 18 October 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 21 October 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 23 October 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 27 October 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 31 October 2007 at New Victoria Theatre, Woking view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 03 November 2007 at New Victoria Theatre, Woking view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 07 November 2007 at The Milton Keynes Theatre view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 10 November 2007 at The Milton Keynes Theatre view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 14 November 2007 at Theatre Royal, Norwich view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 17 November 2007 at Theatre Royal, Norwich view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 21 November 2007 at Theatre Royal, Plymouth view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 24 November 2007 at Theatre Royal, Plymouth view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 28 November 2007 at The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 01 December 2007 at The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 05 December 2007 at Sadlers Wells, London view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 08 December 2007 at Sadlers Wells, London view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 21 May 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 24 May 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 30 May 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 03 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 06 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 09 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 12 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 21 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 24 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 27 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 01 July 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 04 July 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 08 July 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 11 July 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 16 October 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 20 October 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 23 October 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 25 October 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 27 October 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 31 October 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 04 November 2009 at New Victoria Theatre, Woking view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 07 November 2009 at New Victoria Theatre, Woking view performance details

Dr Caius / Falstaff, 11 November 2009 at The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 14 November 2009 at The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 18 November 2009 at Theatre Royal, Norwich view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 21 November 2009 at Theatre Royal, Norwich view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 25 November 2009 at The Milton Keynes Theatre view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 28 November 2009 at The Milton Keynes Theatre view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 02 December 2009 at Theatre Royal, Plymouth view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 05 December 2009 at Theatre Royal, Plymouth view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 13 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 17 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 20 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 26 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 29 June 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 02 July 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 06 July 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 10 July 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 12 July 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 16 July 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 21 July 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Macbeth, 24 July 2010 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 19 May 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 24 May 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 26 May 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 29 May 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 01 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 06 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 09 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 15 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 22 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 27 June 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 04 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 09 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Falstaff, 14 July 2013 view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 17 May 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 21 May 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavaler, 24 May 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 29 May 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 1 June 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 5 June 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 8 June 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 12 June 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 15 June 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 19 June 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 22 June 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 26 June 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Original Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 3 July 2014 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 20 May 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 24 May 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 27 May 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 30 May 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 02 June 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 08 June 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 22 June 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 16 June 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 16 June 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 26 June 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / Der Rosenkavalier, 19 June 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 18 May 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 22 May 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 25 May 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 30 May 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 02 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 06 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 09 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 15 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 19 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 22 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 27 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 05 July 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Director / La damnation de Faust, 10 July 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details