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Manfred Weiss

Manfred Weiß has been Artistic Director of the Semper Zwei venue and the Education Department at the Semperoper in Dresden since the 2010/11 season. From 2002 to 2006, he held the same positions at the Stuttgart State Opera’s Junge Oper. As a freelance director, he has worked in Mannheim, Bochum, Basel, Hannover and Tel Aviv, among other places. Teaching assignments have taken him to the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis and the Stuttgart University of Music and Performing Arts, among others.  As an author and librettist, he has collaborated with composers such as Mike Svoboda, Johannes Wulff-Woesten, Thierry Tidrow and Zad Moultaka, with commissioned works for the Stuttgart State Opera, the Semperoper Dresden, the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf/Duisburg, the Theater Bielefeld and the Dortmund Opera, among others.