Maria smiles softly at the camera, her blonde chin-length hair and bangs framing her face in this close up shot.

Maria Lamont

Director

Maria has directed La Bohème and Maria Stuarda for Pacific Opera Victoria, Carmen and Maria Stuarda for Edmonton Opera, Gian Carlo Menotti’s children’s opera The Boy Who Grew Too Fast for the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam, a COVID-19 adapatation of Le Nozze di Figaro for the Dutch National Opera, Enoch Arden and the Hope Shelter for the Theatre Centre Toronto, and Giiwedin, a First Nations Opera, for Native Earth Theatre Toronto.

Maria is also an experienced assistant and revival director. She has worked for dozens of opera companies all over the world, including La Scala Milan, Teatro Real Madrid, The Dutch National Opera,  La Monnaie Brussels, Teatro dell’Opera Roma, Theatre an der Wien, The Canadian Opera Company, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Théatre du Châtelet, The English National Opera, Janáček Festival Brno, Teatro Massimo Palermo, The Royal Danish Theater as well, The Saito Kinen Festival, and the Hyogo Festival in Japan.

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