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Personal details

Name:

Matthias Janser

Email:

matthiasjanser@gmail.com

Mobile:

+34 6103 140 57

Date of birth:

11.04.1964 in Stuttgart

Nationality:

German

Education

1984

A Levels

Fanny Leicht Grammar School, Stuttgart

Community service (Zivildienst)

1984-1986

Assistant in a rehabilitation centre for psychiatric patients

Rudolf-Sophien-Stift, Stuttgart

Studies

2005-2007

Masters Degree in Arts Policy and Management

Birkbeck University, London

1999-2000

Diploma in Translation (English > German)

Institute of Linguists, London

1987-1990

Diploma in Technical Theatre Arts

Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama, London

Project Manager / Producer

2011

Transformations!

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

2010

Pedro Páramo

ROH2, London

 

Opera Showcase

Birkbeck University, London

2009

Give me your Blessing

Opera Genesis, ROH, London

2008

Heart of Darkness

Opera Genesis, ROH, London

 

Kaspar Hauser

Riverside/Arcola Theatre, London

2007

Muybridge

Opera Genesis, ROH, London

2006

Les Noces

Opera Genesis, ROH, London

Directing

2012

Actéon

Dartington International Summer School

2011

A party for Boris

Alta Realitat/Can Felipa, Barcelona

2004

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Camerata Ensemble, Oxford

 

Vanda

University College Opera, London

2003

La Damnation de Faust

Opera North, Leeds

2002

Don Giovanni

English Touring Opera, London

2001

Matins for the Virgin of Guadalupe

Battersea Arts Centre, London

Cheltenham Festival

 

Manon Lescaut

Opera Holland Park, London

2000

Sweeney Agonistes / Soap Opera

Trinity College, London

 

L'amico Fritz

Opera Holland Park, London

1999

Un ballo in maschera (Indoor Version)

Bregenz Festival

 

The Ignoramus and the Maniac

White Bear Theatre, London

1997

The Selfish Giant

Haydn Chamber Orchestra, London

Revival directing

2009

Werther

Festival Mozart, A Coruña

1996-2001

Pelléas et Mélisande

Minnesota Opera, USA

 

De Vlaamse Opera, Antwerp

 

Opera North, Leeds

1996

Siegfried

Royal Opera, London

Assistant Directing

2016

Fidelio
Director: Graham Vick

Romanian National Opera, Bucharest

2008

Siegfried
Director: Graham Vick

Teatro Sao Carlos, Lisbon

2007

Owen Wingrave
Director: Tim Hopkins

Royal Opera, London

2005

Die Zauberflöte
Director: Graham Vick

Salzburg Festival

2004

L'occasione fa il ladro / Djamileh
Director: Christopher Alden

Opera North, Leeds

2002

Tosca
Director: Christopher Alden

Opera North, Leeds

1999 / 2000

Un ballo in maschera
Director: Richard Jones

Bregenz Festival

1997

Tannhäuser
Director: David Fielding

Opera North, Leeds

1995

Love Life
Director: Caroline Gawn

Opera North, Leeds

 

Pelléas et Mélisande
Director: Richard Jones

Opera North, Leeds

 

Götterdämmerung
Dirictor: Richard Jones

Royal Opera, London

 

Siegfried
Director: Richard Jones

Royal Opera, London

1994

Gloria a Pigtale
Director: Helmut Danninger

Opera North, Leeds

 

Die Walküre
Director: Richard Jones

Royal Opera, London

 

Das Rheingold
Director: Richard Jones

Royal Opera, London

 

Yevgeny Onegin
Director: Graham Vick

Glyndebourne Festival Opera

1993

Un ballo in maschera
Director: Tom Cairns

Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich

 

Die Meistersinger
Director: Graham Vick

Royal Opera/Teatro Regio, Turin

 

The Magic Flute
Director: Claire Venables

The Opera Company, Kent

 

La Vera Costanza
Director: Martin Duncan

Opera Theatre Company, Dublin

Education Workshops

2012

Porgy and Bess

North London International School

2011

A Midsummernight's Dream

Deutsche Schule, London

 

A party for Boris

Estruch, Sabadell

2009

Orphée aux enfers

Deutsche Schule, London

2008

Tosca

Deutsche Schule, London

2007

Fidelio

Royal Opera, Education

2006

I Pagliacci

English Touring Opera, London

 

A Midsummernight's Dream

Pegasus Opera, London

1999

Eugene Onegin

English National Opera, London

Stage - Management

1990-1993

Stage-Manager all over Europe for
Opera-Companies and Festivals

City of Birmingham Touring Opera

 

Batignano Festival (Italy)

 

Opera Theatre Company (Dublin)

 

Opera Northern Ireland (Belfast)

 

English Bach Festival (Madrid)

 

Royal Opera House / Garden Venture (London)

Translations

2005

Surtitles, Die Zauberflöte (English)

Salzburg Festival

2002-2005

CD Sleevenotes/DVD Subtitles (German)

Chandos, Naxos, Opus Arte

2002

Of Mice and Men (German)

Libretto by C. Floyd

2000

Rosie's Radical Reasoning (German)

Play by D.E. Brown

1999

The Ignoramus and the Maniac (English)

Play by T. Bernhard

Other

Languages

German

mother tongue

 

English

native level
(spoken and written)

 

Spanish

advanced C1

 

Italian

basic

 

French

basic

Computer skills

MS Windows XP, Word, Excel, Outlook

 

Driving Licence

C1