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Tomáš Ondřej Pilař


Internationally experienced award-winning stage director and designer with more than 80 productions created.
Recognised for poetical, imaginative and timeless staging focused on spirituality, specialist in site specific and open-air opera.
Between 2014–2020 was the artistic director of the Pilsen opera, since 2020 leads the opera České Budějovice.

Among 82 of his own productions include:

  • National theatre Brno (Carmen, 2016; La Gioconda 2017; Polenblut, 2014)
  • Margravial Theatre Bayreuth (Orfeo /Monteverdi/ 2018)
  • Ekaterinburg state opera (Rusalka, 2017)
  • Teatro Marrucino Chieti (Lucia di Lammermoor, 2018)
  • Teatro Ariston Sanremo (La traviata, 2016; Tosca, 2015)
  • State opera Banska Bystrica (Countess Maritza, 2017)
  • National opera Pilsen (Iris, 2018; Jeanne d´Arc au Bucher, 2016; Aida, 2014)
  • Revolving Theatre Cesky Krumlov (Turandot, 2019)
  • Musica Znojmo festival (Saul /Händel/, 2019)

(Source: South Bohemian Theatre)