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Max Hoehn

British-Swiss director Max Hoehn was a nominee for Best Young Director at the 2016 International Opera Awards and first recipient of the Independent Opera at Sadler’s Wells Director Fellowship. He has assisted directors such as Graham Vick, David Pountney and Johannes Erath at companies such as Oper Frankfurt, Opernhaus Zürich, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Glyndebourne, Lisbon’s Teatro Nacional de São Carlos and the Mariinsky Theatre. In 2019/20 he makes his directing debut in Germany with La Cenerentola at Staadttheater Bremerhaven.

Recent engagements: Director The Consul (WNO); Biedermann and the Arsonists (Independent Opera at Sadlers Wells); From Russia with Love, The Fiery Angel (Scottish Opera); Translator Khovanshchina (Birmingham Opera Company)