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Tom Cairns

TOM CAIRNS

 
The Exterminating Angel | Sazlburg Festival | Composed by Thomas Ades | Directed by Tom Cairns | Set & Costumes by Hildegard Bechtler | Lighting by Jon Clark (Photograph by Salzburger Festspiele/Monika Rittershaus)

The Exterminating Angel | Sazlburg Festival | Composed by Thomas Ades | Directed by Tom Cairns | Set & Costumes by Hildegard Bechtler | Lighting by Jon Clark (Photograph by Salzburger Festspiele/Monika Rittershaus)

 

Tom Cairns was born in Ireland.

Opera directing credits include  The Exterminating Angel (Salzburg Festival/ Royal Opera House, Covent Garden /The Metropolitan Opera);  La traviata (Glyndebourne Festival Opera); The Tempest (Olivier Award, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden /Opéra National du Rhin, Strasbourg/Royal Opera, Copenhagen);  La Voix Humaine (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden); The Second Mrs Kong (Glyndebourne Festival Opera); La Bohème  (Staatsoper, Stuttgart); Un ballo in maschera (Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich);  The Makropulos Case (Opera North and Edinburgh International Festival); JenůfaWerther (Opera North);  Don Giovanni (Scottish Opera);  King Priam (English National Opera/Opera North/ Flanders Opera).

 

Theatre directing credits include Scenes from an Execution, Aristocrats and The Odyssey (Royal National Theatre);  Being Shakespeare (Trafalgar Studios, New York and Chicago);  All About my Mother, Cloud Nine (Old Vic);  Phaedra (Donmar Warehouse); Aunt Dan and Lemon (Almeida); Minetti (Edinburgh International Festival);  A Christmas Carol (Arts Theatre); The Music Teacher (New York);  A Delicate Balance (Nottingham Playhouse); The Lady from the Sea (Citizens Theatre, Glasgow); Miss Julie (Greenwich). 

 

Film includes Marie and Bruce, with Julianne Moore and Matthew Broderick. 

 

Television directing credits include: Trouble in Tahiti (BBC –Grammy Nomination/Best Film, Vienna Festival); Amongst Women (BBC – BAFTA Nomination, Best Television Series, Banff Television Festival); La voix humaine (Ch 4); Big Day (BBC); Alistair Fish (BBC).