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Arizona Opera Cast Members & Creatives

Nathan Troup

Nathan Troup maintains a body of work spanning standard operatic repertoire, new work premieres, uniquely curated site-specific projects, and distinct collaborations with multidisciplinary artists. He made his international directorial debut in October 2017 at Ireland’s Wexford Festival with his acclaimed production of Rossini’s La scala di seta described as “neatly dramatised” (Opera Today UK) and “especially well-crafted” (OperaWire). 2018/19 season highlights include Eugene Onegin for Intermountain Opera Bozeman, Hydrogen Jukebox for the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, and Bon Appétit! starring Joyce Castle for Des Moines Metro Opera. Future projects include the premiere of Eurydice with LA Opera and The Firebrand of Florence at the Tanglewood Music Festival. Career highlights include collaborations with Jessica Lang Dance on Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater for Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival and The Wanderer for BAM’s NextWave Festival; Missy Mazzoli’s new opera Proving Up, serving as associate director on James Darrah’s production for the inaugural Opera Omaha ONE Festival and stage director for the New York premiere presented by the Miller Theater; Lee Mingwei’s Sonic Blossom for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Ragnar Kjartansson’s Songfor the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Troup’s work has garnered Best of Boston accolades (2009, 2014) and he was named Boston Lyric Opera’s Emerging Artist for the 2015-16; 2016-17 seasons. Other notable engagements include Santa Fe Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, Wolf Trap Opera, Castleton Festival, and Des Moines Metro Opera.. Troup currently serves on the faculties of Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Boston University and has spent the past decade as outreach artist with Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble’s award-winning Outreach Program (“Outstanding Merit and Contribution” by Early Music America), accessing classical music to neglected and incarcerated youth.


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