Alessandro Talevi was born in Johannesburg and studied music and history of art at the University of the Witwatersrand and piano accompaniment at the Royal Academy of Music, London. His production of Don Giovanni for Opera North won the prize for Best Opera Production at the 2012 Manchester Theatre Awards. Talevi has also produced several high-profile experimental stagings in unconventional spaces around London.
Recent engagements: Director Rigoletto (Korea National Opera); L'histoire du Soldat (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino); Idomeneo (La Fenice)
Forthcoming engagements: Director Die Zauberflöte (Central City Opera)