R. B. Schlather

Stage Director

  • William G. Guerri
  • Nathan Wentworth
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    “R.B. Schlather’s production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte was the revelation of this Santa Fe Opera season... modern, disturbing and riveting.”
    Heidi Waleson, The Wall Street Journal, August 7, 2019

    Artist and Director R. B. Schlather is widely recognized as one of the most ambitious, creative, visionary, and innovative figures in opera today. His performances and installations are presented worldwide in theaters, museums, galleries, concert halls and public spaces.

    Recent highlights include a directing debut with Santa Fe Opera, where his production of Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte was called “the revelation of the santa fe opera season,” “modern disturbing, riveting, explosive” (Wall Street Journal), “Painful” (New York Times) a “radical, hyper-sexualized, ultra-modern visual poem” (Santa Fe Reporter) “Bracingly conceived and beautifully sung” (Santa...