Rodula  Gaitanou

Director | Opera Holland Park

London-based Rodula Gaitanou has directed opera productions all over the world. In Athens where she was born, she trained as a violinist at the Mousikoi Orizontes Conservatory. Later, she moved to France to studied musicology at La Sorbonne University in Paris and studied opera staging at University of Paris 8 before attending the Movement Study Laboratory at the Jacques Lecoq International Theater School. Rodula has worked with Opera Holland Park (OHP) since 2016 when she directed The Queen of Spades. Since then she has directed La traviata (2018)—nominated at the 2019 Opera Awards in the director category—and Un ballo in maschera (2019) for the company. In 2020, she returned to Wexford Festival Opera to direct her new production of Don Quichotte. Other productions in 2021 include La Clemenza di Tito (Bergen National Opera) and La traviata, which returns in revival at OHP. Rodula has also directed revivals for the illustrious Royal Opera House at Covent Garden in London

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