From: Israel. LA Opera: Rigoletto (2025, debut).

General and Artistic Director of the Atlanta Opera since 2013, Israeli born Tomer Zvulun is also one of leading stage director of his generation, earning consistent praise for his creative vision and innovative interpretations. His work has been presented by prestigious opera houses in Europe, South and Central America, Israel and the United States, including the Metropolitan Opera, Washington National Opera, Seattle Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Dallas Opera, San Diego Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Pittsburgh, Minnesota, Montreal, Buenos Aires, Israeli Opera, and the festivals of Wexford, Glimmerglass and Wolf Trap, as well as leading educational institutes and universities such as the Juilliard School, Indiana University, Boston University.

Tomer spent seven seasons on the directing staff of the Metropolitan Opera where he directed revivals of Carmen and Tosca and was involved with more than a dozen new productions. He is a frequent guest director in companies such as Seattle Opera (Semele, La Boheme, Eugene Onegin, Lucia di Lammermoor), Dallas Opera (Das Rheingold, Rigoletto, Die Fledermaus, La Boheme), Houston Grand Opera (The Flying Dutchman, Rigoletto), Wexford Festival (Silent Night, Dinner at Eight), Cincinnati Opera (Magic Flute, Don Giovanni, Flying Dutchman), Wolf Trap (Falstaff, Don Giovanni) and Israeli Opera (Dead Man Walking, Giulio Cesare) among others. His European premiere of Silent Night at the Wexford Festival received two Irish Times Awards and traveled from Ireland to Washington National Opera, the Glimmerglass Festival and the opera companies of Atlanta, Austin and Salt Lake City. 

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