Prof. Matthias Remus

Professor for Acting and Stage Direction

▪ born 1953 in Bremen / Vegesack
▪ attended school in Hannover, finishing his Abitur in 1973
▪ Prof. Remus was one of the first graduates of the programme for Stage Directors initiated by Prof. August Everding und Prof. Götz Friedrich at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst Hamburg.

▪ Regiepraktika at the opera houses in Hamburg, München, and Mannheim
▪ Completed his Diploma in 1978
▪ 1978 - 1981 Dramatic advisor and stage director at the Theater der Stadt Heidelberg
▪ 1981 - 1992 Spielleiter and producer at the Deutschen Oper Berlin, assistant to Götz Friedrich, Johannes Schaf, Hans Neuenfels, John Dew, Herbert Wernicke, Achim Freyer, Hans Hollmann and others.
▪ Internationally in demand as producer and stage director, for example in Poland (Krakau, Danzig, Breslau, Lodz und Bromberg)
▪ Lecturer at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin
▪ Author of a biography of Mozart published in 1991 by the Parkland-Verlag
▪ 1992 -  he was called to assume a professorship at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover.
▪ In 1995 he was named to the jury of the Götz-Friedrich-Stiftung.

Since then he has directed the following productions at the Hochschule:

▪1993, Mozart "Cosí fan tutte" (Conductor: Prof. S. Schick)
▪ 1995, Britten, "Ein Sommernachtstraum" (Conductor: Prof. S. Schick)
▪1996, Mozart, "Die Gärtnerin aus Liebe" (Conductor: Prof. P. Winkler)
▪ 1997, Martinu, "Julietta" (Conductor: Prof. S. Schick)
▪ 1998, Wolf-Ferrari, "Vier Grobiane" (Conductor: Leif Klinkhardt
▪ 1999, Suppé "10 Mädchen und kein Mann" (Conductor: Kai-Uwe Jirka)
▪ 1999 Katja Tchemberdji: Max und Moritz (World Premiere conducted by Prof. Martin Brauß
▪ 2000 Menotti: Der Konsul
(Conductor: Stefan Koszinski)
▪ 2001 Cimarosa: Die heimliche Ehe
(Conductor: Prof. Siegfried Schick)
▪ 2002 John Blow: Venus and Adonis; Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas 
(Conducter: Prof. Zvi Meniker)
▪ 2003 Wolf-Ferrari: " Il Campiello" 
(Conductor: Prof. Martin Brauß)
▪ 2005 Cavalli:"La Calisto"
(Conductor: Bernward Lohr)
▪ 2006 Mozart:"Die schlaue Heuchlerin - La Finta Semplice"
(Conductor: Prof. Martin Brauß)
▪ 2007 Ibert: "Angélique"
(Conductor: Prof. Martin Brauß)
▪ 2008 Janacek: „Das schlaue Füchslein“ (Conductor: Prof. Martin Brauß)
▪ 2009 Mozart: „Le Nozze di Figaro“ (Conductor: Prof. Paul Weigold)
▪ 2009 Handel: „Aggrippina“ (Conductor Bernward Lohr)
▪ 2010 –Offenbach: „Orpheus in der Unterwelt“ (Current production, conductor Prof. Martin Brauß)



  • Prof. Matthias Remus

    Professor für Szene/Regie

    Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media, Department of Opera and Voice
    Neues Haus 1, 30175 Hannover

    Phone: +49 (0)511 2205794

Last modified: 2017-11-24

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