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CURRICULUM VITAE AND WORK HISTORY
Jasmin Solfaghari was born in Freiburg/Germany in 1963 as daughter of German-Persian parents. After having spent the first six years of her childhood in Teheran/Iran she got her school education in Freiburg. In 1982 she started studying history of art and musicology at the University of Freiburg and aquired her first experiences in the fields of stage direction, dramaturgy and festival organization at Stadttheater Freiburg. In 1983 she took up her studies in stage directing at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg in the class of Prof. Götz Friedrich (diploma).
Positions and leading Positions
1994 -1998: Assistant stage director of Hamburgische Staatsoper.).
2001 - 2004: Oberspielleiterin Musiktheater" at Stadttheater Bremerhaven: main director opera
2004 - 2006: Oberspielleiterin at Deutsche Oper Berlin
Teaching and more
2006-2011 Professor at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig (interimistic)
2012-2016 Teaching assignment at Hochschule für Musik Dresden.
In 2017 she wrote her first book “Opernführer für Einsteiger” (German-Alemannic; German-Saxonian; Publisher Schott) and is author of special opera versions for “beginners”( English version in preparation).
She gives Masterclasses at Boston Opera Institute, Pepperdine University Malibu, Iowa State University, Waverley Iowa, Jerusalem Academy for music and dance, Opera Studio Tel Aviv, Montepulciano, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.
Business - Coaching: LEAD Berlin, FGS, private Coachings "Stage presence"