Nicholas Muni is in his fourth year as Artistic Director of the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute and Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He has also recently been appointed as Artistic Director of More Than Musical, Ltd, a new opera company in Hong Kong. His productions have been seen at San Francisco Opera, New York City Opera, Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, Houston Grand Opera, Seattle Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Glimmerglass Opera and Opera Theater of St. Louis. In Europe he has directed for the Prague National Opera, the Kurt Weill International Festival, Stadttheater Giessen, Opera Ireland, Theater Erfurt, Tirolerlandestheater in Innsbruck and Stadttheater Bern. He served as Artistic Director for the Tulsa Opera (1987-93) and Cincinnati Opera (1996-2005). Recent projects include: Norma at The Dallas Opera and Florida Grand Opera, The Kiss of Tosca and La Traviata at More Than Musical Hong Kong, Crazy in Love at Opera Hong Kong, ConcertArt at UNCSA, Lucia di Lammermoor at The Academy of Vocal Arts, Impressions de Pelléas, Florencia en el Amazonas and La Tragédie de Carmen at A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute, The Seven Deadly Sins at Tanglewood Music Center, Don Giovanni at Opera Philadelphia and San Diego Opera, Elektra at Michigan Opera Theater; Powder Her Face at Odyssey Opera in Boston, Don Pasquale at San Francisco Opera Merola Program. Upcoming projects: Exotica with Opera Hong Kong Young Artist Program, Le Nozze di Figaro at Miami University Opera, and Norma at Calgary Opera.