Barrie Kosky is since 2012 the Intendant and Chefregisseur of the Komische Oper Berlin. At the end of his first season the Komische Oper was voted »Opera House of the Year« from 50 international opera journalists. Barrie Kosky’s work in Berlin has included The Monteverdi Trilogy, The Magic Flute, Ball im Savoy, Rusalka, Iphigenie in Tauris, Kiss Me,Kate, Rigoletto, The Marriage of Figaro, Seven Deadly Sins, West Side Story and Le Grand Macabre. Future productions at the Komische Oper include his Laurence Olivier award winning production of Castor et Pollux, Moses und Aron conducted by Vladimir Jurowski and new productions of The Tales of Hoffmann and Eugene Onegin.
Barrie Kosky has directed productions for the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Berlin Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Netherlands Opera, Oper Frankfurt, Los Angeles Opera, English National Opera, Vienna Staatsoper, Oper Graz, Staatsoper Hannover, Aalto Oper Essen, Deutsches Theater Berlin, Schauspielhaus Frankfurt.
Barrie Kosky was Artistic Director of the Schauspielhaus Vienna from 2001-2005, Artistic Director of the 1996 Adelaide Festival and has directed opera and theatre productions for Opera Australia, Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company and the Sydney and Melbourne International Festivals.
Future plans include opera productions at Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Glyndebourne, Teatro Real Madrid, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Oper Zürich, Oper Frankfurt, the Finnish National Opera and Los Angeles Opera.