Dmitri Tcherniakov, born in Moscow in 1970, graduated from the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts in Moscow. He directed opera and theatre productions in Russia, Europe and USA. He has been the set designer for all his productions. Tcherniakov has been awarded several times with the Russian National Theatre Prize «The Golden Mask» as well as The Opera Awards 2013 in the categories «The best director» and «The best production», the Italian music critics' award «Franco Abbiati» (2008) and the Spanish prize National Campoamor Lyrics Awards (2014). Among his opera productions are: The Rake's Progress, Eugene Onegin, Wozzeck, Ruslan and Ludmila - Bolshoi Theatre of Russia in Moscow; Tristan und Isolde - Mariinsky Theatre in St.Petersburg ; Aida - Novosibirsk Opera House; Boris Godunov, The Gambler, The Tsar's Bride and Parsifal- Berlin State Opera Unter den Linden ; Jenufa and Pelleas at Melisande - Opera House Zürich ; La traviata - Teatro alla Scala in Milan ; Simon Boccanegra - English National Opera in London ; Don Giovanni - Festival lyrique Aix-en-Provence, Teatro Real in Madrid and Canadian Opera Company; Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - Opéra National de Lyon and English National Opera in London; Il Trovatore - Royal Opera House, La Monnaie in Brussels ; Prince Igor - Metropolitan Opera in New York, De Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam; Senza sangue by P. Eötvös and Bluebeard's Castle by B. Bartók - Hamburg State Opera ; Khovanschina, Simon Boccanegra, Dialogues des carmelites, Lulu - Bavarian State Opera in Munich; Macbeth and Iolanta & Nutcracker - Opéra National de Paris ; The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maid Fevronia - Gran Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona, De Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam.
Project : Carmen at Festival lyrique Aix-en-Provence.