Boo or Bravo: Hot Opera Directors

By Warwick Thompson - 2013-08-21T19:12:43Z

Photograph by Dmitri Tcherniakov/Metropolitan Opera via Bloomberg

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Dmitri Tcherniakov

Russian director and designer Dmitri Tcherniakov, 43, likes agitating opera goers with bizarre productions. He makes his debut at the Metropolitan Opera this season with “Prince Igor.” Other top directors creating a stir include Fiona Shaw, stepping in for Deborah Warner at the Met, Stefan Herheim, Barrie Kosky and Robert Carsen. 

Who are the most talked-about directors today -- the ones who will make folks jump at the end (booing or not) this coming season? Click through to find out.