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Yuval Sharon to replace Alvis Hermanis as director of Bayreuth's 2018 Lohengrin
Yuval Sharon, who recently directed an acclaimed "Die Walküre" in Karlsruhe has been confirmed as the director of Bayreuth's new Lohengrin in 2018
There is some speculation as to the reasons for Hermanis' withdrawal from his Bayreuth commitment, which was announced recently.

While we would not wish to comment, you can read more about this here (in German).

The production of Lohengrin will now be turned over to American director Yuval Sharon, who is best known for his recent Karlsruhe productions of Die Walkure and John Adams’ Dr. Atomic.