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New Director of The Royal Opera Announced

By Royal Opera House

18 March 2011 at 12.32pm | 2 Comments

We are pleased to announce that Kasper Holten has been appointed Director of Opera, to succeed Elaine Padmore when she leaves The Royal Opera at the end of the 2010/11 Season.

A native of Copenhagen, 37 year old Mr Holten has been Artistic Director of the Royal Danish Opera since 2000, where he successfully led the move into Copenhagen’s new opera house in 2005.

Tony Hall, Chief Executive of the Royal Opera House said: “Kasper Holten has done some fantastic and innovative work as a stage director and at the same time he has confirmed the Royal Danish Opera’s status as a major player in the international opera world.  I look forward to working with him.”

Find out more in our press release section.


By Royal Opera House

18 March 2011 at 12.32pm

This article has been categorised Opera and tagged Elaine Padmore, Kasper Holten, The Royal Opera, Tony Hall

This article has 2 comments

  1. jenny responded on 18 March 2011 at 4:34pm Reply

    Where in the press release section? I can't see any mention of it.

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