Andreas Weirich (Germany)

Andreas Weirich studied from 2005 until 2010 at the LMU (Ludwig-Maximilian-university) and the Bavarian Theatre Academy August Everding in Munich, Germany.

Since 2008 is a firmly committed assistant director at the Bavarian State Opera responsible for revivals and new productions, working close with directors like Andreas Kriegenburg, Barrie Kosky, Christof Loy and Dmitri Tcherniakov.

2010 he directed a children’s opera after Purcell The fairy queen. 2012 he was committed as director for the new production of Christof Loy’s Lucrezia Borgia at Göteborgs Operan in Sweden. 2013 he worked as a personal assistent for Andreas Kriegenburg’s Rigoletto new production at the New National Theatre Tokyo Japan. 2013 he directed Peter Maxwell Davies’ Eight Songs for a Mad King at the Cuvillièstheater Munich, Selma Ježková by Poul Ruders (opera based on Lars von Trier’s movie Dancer in the Dark) during the Bavarian State Opera Festival 2015 and a new version of The bat by Johann Strauss under the musical direction of Kirill Petrenko at the Bavarian State Opera in the season 2015/2016. In summer 2017 he worked again with Andreas Kriegenburg for the new production of Lady Macbeth of the Mtensk District by Dmitri Schostakowisch at the Salzburg Festival.

In February 2018 he directed a revue Kriminaltango in Munich and in April 2018 Der zerbrochene Krug (The broken jug) by Viktor Ullmann with the Opera studio ensemble of the Bavarian State Opera at the Cuvillièstheater.

During the LvivMozArt Festival in July 2018 he was director, stage and costume designer of the opera Alcide al bivio by Dmitri Bortnianski with the conductor Oksana Lyniv.

In August und September 2018 he assisted Andreas Kriegenburg for the new production Les Huguenots by Giacomo Meyerbeer at the Opéra Bastille, Paris.

To last in July 2019 he directed the new composed opera Der Gesang der Zauberinsel (The song of the magic island) by Marius Felix Lange with the Young Singers Project at the Salzburg Summer Festival.

Stage directors
Giuseppe Visciglia (Italy)
Stage Director - Regie
Robert Skolmovsky (Polska)
Stage Director - Regie
Zbignev Khshanovskyi
Stage Director - Regie
Michael Sturm (Germany)
Stage Director - Regie