"A sure theatrical hand"Opera News

Beth Greenberg is renowned for her work with the New York City Opera. For the Lincoln Center company she directed Turandot, Tales of Hoffmann, Der Rosenkavalier, Tosca, Intermezzo, La Traviata and La Boheme. Across New York's harbor, aboard an historic ship moored in Red Hook, Brooklyn, she directed the groundbreaking site-specific production of Il Tabarro.

Greenberg has also earned a solid reputation for her contributions to new American opera. She collaborates on all creative phases, from first libretto reads to fully-staged premieres. In addition to directing the world premieres of Lori Laitman's The Scarlet Letter and The Three Feathers, she has also worked with composers Gordon Beeferman, Tom Cipullo, Gerald Cohen, Nkeiru Okoye, Stella Sung, Dalit Warshaw and Scott Wheeler. Other recent world-premieres include The Red Silk Thread (Sung), and Pumped Fiction (Eaton).


Her original productions have been seen worldwide with Carmen in Tokyo and Tosca in Lima. Across America she has staged works for Boston's Odyssey Opera, the Crested Butte Music Festival, Kentucky Opera, Utah Festival Opera, Pittsburgh Opera Center, Festival Opera of Walnut Creek, the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice, Syracuse Opera and Opera Delaware.

A Fulbright award brought her to Germany where she apprenticed with Gotz Friedrich at Berlin's Deutsche Oper. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music and Brooklyn College. Greenberg is currently Guest Faculty at the Juilliard School.