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Sofia Adrian Jupither

The award-winning Sophia Adrian Jupither is stage director for the world premiere of the opera Asle and Alida here in Bergen spring 2025

The Swedish stage director Sophia Jupither has a long and close relationship to the texts by Jon Fosse, after her debut when she was only 26, staging his play Besøk (Visits) at Helsingsborg City Theatre in her home country.

Few years later (2006) she was the stage director for the world premiere of his play Svevn (Sleep) at The National Theatre in Oslo. The following year she received the Norwegian theatre award Heddaprisen for this version in the category Best direction.

May 18 this year (2024) Jupither's version of the large love story Tristan og Isolde by Richard Wagner premieres at The Royal Theatre in Copenhagen. Asle and Alida will also be performed in Copenhagen after its world premiere here in Bergen spring 2025.

Updated April 2024