As of today, Daniel Helfgot
has directed over 220 productions of over 110 operas, operettas and
zarzuelas from the baroque to the contemporary, including several world
premieres. His productions are seen from the famed Teatro Colón of Buenos
Aires, Argentina, to Guam, USA; from Dortmund, Germany to Tirana, Albania;
from Bellas Artes in Mexico City to the archipelagos of Sweden and Finland,
from Montana to Florida, and from the Musikhochschule of the University in
Vienna to the Music Academy of the West in California.
His directorial work also includes tango, cabaret
shows, and writing opera libretti.
Helfgot received the 2009 Opera Director of the Year
award from the Classical Singer Magazine, an award from the Arts Council
Silicon Valley, and has been honored with the Koret Israel Prize. His first
production with Rimrock Opera was Don Giovanni in 2003. His most recent work
with Rimrock Opera was last season's Magic Flute.