The Stuttgart Opera
has been shortlisted for the "International Opera Awards 2017" in two important categories: It has been nominated "Opera company" of the year – along with the Houston Grand Opera, the Opéra de Lyon, the Opera Vlaanderen, the Royal Opera House and the Teatro alla Scala. Also, the Staatsopernchor Stuttgart
has been nominated "Chorus" of the year.
One of the nominated conductors is Lothar Koenigs
who will be conducting all performances of Salome
at the Stuttgart Opera from 26 March 2017. Kirill Serebrennikov
, who directed Salome
, was nominated "Director" of the year, along with Nigel Lowery
, whose production of Le nozze di Figaro
will be back on the Stuttgart Opera's stage on 19 March 2017.
The winners will be announced on 7 May 2017.List of all nominees