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Hans-Joachim Frey has confirmed his participation in Reconciliation Tour project.

July 13, 2017

The famous music producer and director Hans-Joachim Fry (Germany / Austria) confirmed his readiness to join the committee of the Tour as its President. The working meeting of the tour's organizing committee, was held at the Marriott Aurora Hotel in Moscow with the participation of the CSM management.


Hans-Joachim Frey, (10 June 1965 in Gehrden, Lower Saxony) is a German cultural manager. From 1997 to 2007 he was Artistic Director of Operations and Director of Opera (from 2003) at the Semperoper in Dresden from 2007 to 2010 and general director at the Theater Bremen. In January 2013 he has been responsible in the European Capital of Culture in Linz / Austria as a board director and artistic director of Liva, where he is also on the Bruckner House, the International Bruckner Festival and the clouds of sound.

Since 2006 he is also a founder and the first Chairman and Artistic Director of the SemperOpernball in Dresden. Moreover, he is often culturally engaged, such as in vocal and instrumental competitions as well as in cultural studies organizations as well as artistic director of the Dresden Opera Ball.

In Russia

After working in Bremen Frey staged for the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of 2010, the opera gala. At the Moscow Bolshoi Theatre took place in September 2011, the international singing competition Competizione dell 'Opera under Frey's line instead. Thus, this song competition was first held outside of Germany. This competition was then in 2012 at the Bolshoi Theatre in Minsk / Belarus instead.

At the Boris Pokrovsky Moscow Chamber Opera he has 2011 opera Zar und Zimmermann first fully staged in Russia, sung in German with spoken dialogue language and in Russian. In 2011 there was a big gala for the 50th anniversary of the twinning between Dresden and St. Petersburg under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski and directed by Frey and organization at the Mikhaylovsky Theatre (en place). In 2012 he staged in October in the cities of Ulan-Ude and Irkutsk go the opera "The Flying Dutchman" by Richard Wagner on Lake Baikal. Was first brought to the stage an opera in the original language of a foreign director beyond the Urals. In December 2013 at the International Opera Forum at the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus in Minsk also the opera "The Flying Dutchman" was brought on stage.

Frey leads different teaching assignments for Cultural Management at the University of Music and Theatre in Hamburg, the University of the Arts Bremen and the University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar through. 

He is a member of the boards of trustees of the Kreuzchor, the Richard Strauss Festival and the Daetz Foundation (see Daetz Centre), with Werder Bremen and Rotary International. Additionally he was a member of the jury at numerous art competitions since 2005 and is also patron of the Musikverein Dippoldiswalde.

From 2011 to the end of 2012 he was Managing Director of LaValse GmbH Berlin. In 2011 he became a visiting professor at Seoul Arts College in Korea called. Since January 2013 he is the new Artistic Director and Executive Director of Liva in Linz. He is responsible for the Bruckner House, the International Bruckner Festival, the clouds of sound, Posthof and is on the board of Ars Electronica. (Wikipedia)





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