9th European Opera-directing Prize 2016


The competition is aimed at young directors and production teams aged up to 35. The Prize is awarded every second year to the best production and design concept for an operatic work selected and communicated in advance.

The winners receive prizes of a total amount of 35,000 €. The EOP also gives the winning team the opportunity to stage their concept in a renowned European opera house – the most attractive reward for a young artist! more…

Marc Clémeur
Marc Clémeur



„Opera managers urgently need highly qualified directors, the audience needs them, the opera needs them. This is why the European Opera-directing Price is so important.“


(Marc Clémeur, Chairman of the 2nd EOP jury