Celebrated for his strikingly imaginative, emotionally intense and technically disciplined approach – British Director Thomas Guthrie brings a wealth of performing experience to his operatic and theatrical work.

Highlights of recent seasons include a new production of The Magic Flute (Longborough Festival Opera), a critically-acclaimed revival of Die Zauberflote (Royal Opera House) ‘his recreation is outstanding’ (What’s on Stage) and a hugely successful new Quadrophenia-style L’Orfeo for Brighton Early Music Festival in Autumn 2017. He also directed Classical Opera Company’s 20th anniversary productions at St John’s Smith Square. Among his plans for 2018 and beyond include his new production of Der Fliegende Hollander (Longborough Festival Opera), restaging Verdi’s Aida at Liceu Opera, Barcelona. Guthrie will revive a special programme for Cork Early Music Festival as well as working with Ceruleo in ‘Burying the Dead’ which will tour to Buxton Festival and beyond.

A key member of Barokksoloistene, 2018 plans include performances at St Magnus Festival, Bayerische Rundfunk and various Festivals across Norway. Passionate about education, Guthrie directed Carmen as part of the ‘Prison Choir Project’ at Dartmoor Prison and composed and directed ‘SAL:VEH’ for the National Youth Choir in 2017.

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