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Brian Clay Luedloff

Associate Professor of Music

Director of Opera Theatre

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Mr. Luedloff serves as Director of Opera Theatre at UNC, where he has directed Don Giovanni, Cosi fan tutte, Serse, The Pirates of Penzance, Cendrillon, Little Women, Dido & Aeneas, Hänsel und Gretel, The Bartered Bride, Bastien and Bastienne, The Impresario, le Nozze di Figaro, and la Cambiale di Matrimonio. Professionally Mr. Luedloff has staged Lucia di Lammermoor, l’Elisir d’amore, Cavalleria Rusticana and Gianni Schicci for Connecticut Opera; Amahl and the Night Visitors and Die Fledermaus for LyriCo, the light opera company of St. Louis (where he also served as founding Artistic Director); La Bohéme and The Thunder of Horses for Opera Theatre of St. Louis; The Barber of Seville, The Daughter of the Regiment and Hänsel and Gretel for Boston Lyric’s Opera New England; Lucia di Lammermoor and la Traviata for St. Louis’ Union Avenue Opera; The Happy Prince and Down in the Valley for Sarasota Youth Opera; Romance/Romance, All in the Timing and the musical I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change for the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, Maine; Madama Butterfly for Green Mountain Opera Festival in Vermont and Livermore Valley Opera in California; Elixir of Love for Loveland Opera Theatre. Mr. Luedloff was recently appointed Artistic Director for Opera Ft. Collins where he has directed Tosca and Carmen; future productions for OFC included Amahl and the Night Visitors, il Barbiere di Siviglia and The Daughter of the Regiment. The 2011-2012 season includes a return to the Dallas Opera for Lucia di Lammermoor, Sweeney Todd for Theatre Workshop of Owensboro, Kentucky, The Tender Land for Bethel College, Kansas, and Miss Havisham’s Fire at Maryland Opera Studio (assisting his mentor, Leon Major).

Brian Luedloff - long version of bio