Matthew Ozawa(Chicago, Illinois)

2022–23 Season: Director, Orpheus and Eurydice

2021–22 Season: Director, Fidelio

San Francisco Opera Highlights: Production, The Barber of SevilleFidelio

Recent and Upcoming: The Three Queens with Sondra Radvanovsky (Lyric Opera of Chicago); Hansel und Gretel (Lyric Opera of Chicago); Pique Dame (Des Moines Metro Opera); Roméo et Juliette (San Diego Opera); An American Dream (Lyric Opera of Chicago, Kentucky Opera); Eugene Onegin (Music Academy of the West)

Created works for Lyric Opera of Chicago, Santa Fe Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Minnesota Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Wolftrap Opera, Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center

Served as Founder & Artistic Director of Mozawa; Assistant Professor at University of Michigan; Consultant and Interim Director of Lyric Unlimited at Lyric Opera of Chicago