Sjaron Minailo (English)

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Sjaron Minairo (Israel) works as an opera director as well as being the artistic director of Studio Minailo, a small-scale opera studio aiming to produce novel and innovative music theatre. From 2009 to 2012, he was committed to the productions department of the Zwolle-based chamber opera house.

Since 2008, Minailo is a welcome guest at the Rotterdam Opera Days, the Zwolle Chamber Opera Days (voi-z), and the Amsterdam Babel Festival. His many collaborations include joint ventures with the Asko|Schönberg Ensemble, Opera Studio Nederland, Slagwerkgroep Den Haag, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Festival Dag in de Branding, Grachtenfestival, Feikes Huis, and Nederlands Archtectuurinstituut. In addition, Minailo acts as a (visiting) lecturer at Codarts and Artez music theatre faculties.

Minailo specialises in new creations intended for special locations, aiming to develop as many site-specific works as he possibly can. He recently produced Soul Seek, the first Internet Opera, available online at

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