David Pountney (Director)|
David Pountney made his opera debut in 1972 with a production of Janáèek‘s Katya Kabanova for the Wexford Festival. From 1982-93, he was Director of Productions for London‘s English National Opera (his production of Macbeth was seen at the Bolshoi during the ENO‘s 1989 Moscow tour). He has produced several dozen operas for the Metropolitan, Vienna State Opera, Bavarian State Opera, and for the Salzburg and Bregenz Festivals. In 2003, he was appointed Intendant of the Bregenz Festival.