Harry Fehr studied philosophy at the University of Nottingham and was a member of the Royal Opera’s Young Artists Programme.
He has directed the Chinese premiere of Falstaff (Shanghai Opera House), Tosca (Netherlands Reisopera), Orlando (Welsh National Opera/Scottish Opera - nominated for a Wales Theatre Award), L'elisir d'amore (Den Jyske Opera - named Opera Production of the Year at the 2017 CPHCulture Theatre Awards), the world premiere of Craig Armstrong’s The Lady from the Sea (Edinburgh International Festival/Scottish Opera - winner of a Herald Angel Award), Ariodante, Der fliegende Holländer, Il matrimonio segreto and La cenerentola (Scottish Opera), I Capuleti e i Montecchi and La finta giardiniera (Buxton Festival - the latter nominated for a Manchester Theatre Award), Così fan tutte (Opera Holland Park; Diva Opera at Wilton’s Music Hall), La clemenza di Tito (Teatru Manoel, Valletta), Die schöne Müllerin, La serva padrona and Stephen McNeff’s Gentle Giant (Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House), Henry Fielding's The Lottery (Bury Court Opera/ L'Avventura), Così fan tutte and La bohème (Clonter Opera - the former nominated for a Manchester Theatre Award), Oberon and Mignon (New Sussex Opera), and Noye's Fludde, Kate Whitley's Paws & Padlocks, Le comte Ory, Cendrillon, Eugene Onegin and L’elisir d’amore (Blackheath Halls Opera).
Harry works frequently with students and has directed conservatoire productions of La finta giardiniera (Royal College of Music), Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (GSMD), The Cunning Little Vixen and Le nozze di Figaro (RWCMD), and L'incoronazione di Poppea and Rinaldo (Trinity Laban), as well as several programmes of scenes (GSMD, RCS and the Opera Academy, Copenhagen). He has been revival, associate or assistant director on over twenty productions for the Royal Opera, most recently reviving its productions of Così fan tutte for the Seattle Opera and La traviata in Guangzhou, China.
Plans include Radamisto (Dutch National Opera Academy), Roberto Devereux (Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe) and Orlando (San Francisco Opera).