The Board of Directors selected Sebastian Schwarz as the new General Manager of Teatro Regio Torino, on Friday, 19th of July. The Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities, Alberto Bonisoli, has confirmed the appointment on the 24th of July.
Born in 1974, Sebastian Schwarz studied vocal performance and musicology in Berlin and in Venice, theatre management at the University of Venice. He worked as an artists’ manager and for several years he taught history of music.
From 2008 to 2016 he was Artistic Director of the Theater an der Wien, from 2012 to 2016 Artistic Director of the Vienna Chamber Opera and from 2015 to 2017 General Manager of Glyndebourne Festival Opera.