David Pountney wins Austrian Music Theatre Prize

18 June 2014

On Tuesday evening (17 June) WNO Chief Executive and Artistic Director David Pountney won Bluebeard’s Secret Best Director award at the Austrian Music Theatre Prize for Philip Glass’s ‘Spüren der Verirrten’ (Traces of those who lost their way) which opened at the new Opera House in Linz last spring. 

David recently directed The Fall of the House of Usher as part of WNO’s summer season and will direct William Tell and Moses in Egypt for WNO’s forthcoming autumn season.