Deborah Cohen

Staff Director Khovanshchina, From the House of the Dead

Previously for Welsh National Opera: Staff Director I Puritani, Beatrice and Benedict, Jephtha, Maria Stuarda, The Magic Flute. Recent engagements: As assistant director: The Cunning Little Vixen (Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama); as associate director Turn of the Screw (Opera Holland Park). She gained her BMus at The University of Leeds, studied vocal coaching and accompaniment at The University of North Texas, trained as a stage manager at RWCMD, and in 2009 she co-founded Opera’r Ddraig. Highlights as director include The Bear at La Mortella, Ischia, in William Walton’s house.