Jürgen Flimm

(b. 1941)

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(b Giessen, 1941).

Ger. theatre and opera director. Studied drama and literature Cologne Univ. Ass. dir. Munich Kammerspiele 1968. Dir. Thalia Th., Hamburg, 1973–4 and 1985–2000. Opera début Frankfurt 1978 (Nono's Al gran sole cantico d'amore). Opera prods. incl. Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Hamburg 1981), Così fan tutte (Amsterdam 1990), L'incoronazione di Poppea (Salzburg Fest. 1993), Der Ring des Nibelungen (Bayreuth 2000). Has worked in most major opera houses. Drama dir. Salzburg Fest. 2002–4, dir. Ruhr Triennale 2005–7, art. dir. Salzburg Fest. from 2007.

Subjects: Music.

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