These days he is a two-time winner of Opernwelt’s award for ‘Opera Director of the Year’, but for the longest time, it didn’t look like Romeo Castellucci would tackle the art form at all. Until 2011, when La Monnaie invited him to work on Richard Wagner’s Parsifal. What followed is operatic history. A full decade later, closing our 2020-21 season, Castellucci returns to the theatre and the work that started it all.
In this video portrait, the director reveals his artistic credo and returns to his previous stagings at La Monnaie.