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Productions

ALL PRODUCTIONS SINCE 1982:

Igor Stravinsky: THE RAKE’S PROGRESS                                     costumes

Oper Köln

dir. Hans Neugebauer

set  Marco A. Marelli

 

Richard  Strauss: SALOME                                                       costumes

San Francisco Opera

dir. Nikolaus Lehnhoff

con. Berislav Klobučar

sets: T.H./ N.l.

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: LE NOZZE DI FIGARO                            costumes

Bühnen der Stadt  Bonn  

dir. N. Lehnhoff

set  Martin Rupprecht

1983

R. Strauss: SALOME                                                       costumes and set

Teatro Municipal, Rio de Janeiro

dir. N. Lehnhoff

 

1984

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: COSI FAN TUTTE                                        costumes & set

Drottingholm Festival, Sweden (plus TV)

dir. Willy Decker

con. Arnold Östmann

 

Rudolf Kelterborn: DER KIRSCHGARTEN                             costumes

(Uraufführung/World Premiere)

Opernhaus, Zürich

dir. N. Lehnhoff

set  Andreas Reinhardt

 

1985

   

Pjotr Illytch Tchaikovsky: EUGENE ONEGIN                                costumes & set

National Theater, Mannheim

dir. N. Lehnhoff

con. Wolfgang Rennert

 

1986

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL                 costumes & set

Stadttheater Aachen

dir. Dieter Löbach

 

William Purcell: DIDO AND AENEAS                                costumes & set

Styriarte Festival, Graz

dir. N. Lehnhoff

con.  Nikolaus Harnoncourt

light  Wolfgang Göbbel

 

Giuseppe Verdi: RIGOLETTO                                                 costumes

Staatsoper Hamburg

dir. Johannes Schaaf

 

1987

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: IDOMENEO                                                  costumes

Staatsoper, Wien

dir. Johannes Schaaf

con.  N. Harnoncourt

set  David Fielding

light  W. Göbbel

 

Carl Maria v. Weber: DER FREISCHÜTZ                                 costumes

Deutsche Oper Berlin

dir. Johannes Schaaf

set  Andreas Reinhardt

 

Carl Maria v. Weber: DER FREISCHÜTZ                                 costumes & set

Stadttheater, Aachen

dir. Dieter Löbach

 

1988

Anton Chekhov: DIE MÖVE                                                       costumes

Schillertheater, Berlin

dir. J. Schaaf

set  Ezio Toffolutti

 

Franz Schreker: DER FERNE KLANG                                  costumes

Theatre de la Monnaie, Bruxelles

dir. J. Schaaf

con.  Ingo Metzmacher

set  Xenia Hausner

light  Franz Peter David

 

Leos Janaček: KAT’A KABANOVA                         costumes & set

Glyndebourne Festival (plus TV)

Opera de Lyon

dir. N. Lehnhoff

con. Andrew Davis

light  W. Göbbel

1989

Benjamin Britten: DEATH IN VENICE                                  costumes & set

Glyndebourne Touring Opera (plus TV)

Glyndebourne Festival Opera

dir. Stephen Lawless/Martha Clarke

light: Paul Pyant

 

Leos Janaček: JENUFA                                                         costumes & set

Glyndebourne Festival (plus TV)

Deutsche Oper Berlin

Opera de Lyon

New Zealand Opera

New Israeli Opera, Tel Aviv

dir. N. Lehnhoff

con.  A. Davis

light  W. Göbbel

 

1990

Richard Wagner: LOHENGRIN                                     costumes

Theatre de la Monnaie, Bruxelles         

dir. Anja Silja

con. Sylvain Cambreling

set A. Lobell

light James F. Ingalls

 

Richard Wagner: DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG                      costumes

Teatro alla Scala, Milano

dir. N. Lehnhoff

con.  Wolfgang Sawallisch

sets  E. Toffolutti

light  Max Keller

 

Javier Tomeo: MÜTTER UND SÖHNE                                costumes & set

Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Berlin (plus TV)

Berliner Theatertreffen

dir. Felix Prader

 

1991

Tankred Drost: MERLIN                                                        costumes & set

Schauspiel Köln

dir. Uwe Eric Laufenberg

light W. Göbbel

 

William Shakespeare: JULIUS CAESAR                                costumes & set

Royal Shakespeare Company

dir. Steven Pimlott

light P. Pyant

 

1992

Giuseppe Verdi: UN BALLO IN MASCHERA                         costumes & set

Vlaamse Opera, Antwerp

Opernhaus, Graz

dir. Steven Pimlott

light Davy Cunningham

 

Peter Handke: DIE STUNDE DA WIR NICHTS VON EINANDER WUSSTEN         costumes

(Uraufführung/world premiere)

Wiener Festwochen, Theater a.d. Wien / Burgtheater, Wien

dir. Claus Peymann 

set / light  Karl-Ernst Herrmann

 

Carlo Goldoni: DER IMPRESSARIO VON SMYRNA                 set & costumes

Burgtheater, Wien

dir. C. Peyman 

      

 

1993

   

Benjamin Britten: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM               set & costumes                                           

De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam

dir. Brigitte Fassbaender

con. Julian Reynolds

 

Umberto Giordano: FEDORA                                            costumes & set

Bregenzer Festpiele

Staatsoper, Wien

dir. Jonathan Miller

con. Fabio Luisi

light W. Göbbel

 

Giacomo Puccini: LA BOHEME                                           set

English National Opera, London

dir. Steven Pimlott

con. Sian Edwards

cost. Inge Bernerth

 

 

1994

  

Bertholt Brecht/David Hare: THE LIFE OF GALILEO                               costumes & set

Almeida Theatre, London

dir. Jonathan Kent

light Mark Henderson

 

 

Georg Philipp Telemann: ORPHEUS                                          costumes & set

Staatsoper unter den Linden, Berlin

Festival für alte Musik, Innsbruck

dir. Jakob Peters-Messer

con. Rene Jacobs

light F. P. David

 

Henrik Ibsen : STÜTZEN DER GESELLSCHAFT                                set

Theater Basel

dir. U. E. Laufenberg

cost. Jessica Karge

light W. Göbbel

 

 

1995

   

Giacomo Puccini: IL TRITTICO                                         set

Theatre de la Monnaie, Bruxelles

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Den Norske Opera, Oslo (plus TV)

dir. Stein Winge

con. Antonio Pappano

cost. I. Bernerth

 

Leos Janaček: THE MAKROPOLOUS CASE                    costumes & set

Glyndebourne Festival Opera  (plus TV)

Gran Teatro Liceu, Barcelona

Staatsoper Hamburg

Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York

Opera de Lyon

dir. N. Lehnhoff

con. A. Davis

light M. Henderson

 

William Shakespeare: RICHARD III                         costumes & set

Royal Shakespeare Company

dir. Steven Pimlott

light Hugh Vanstone

 

Phyllis Nagy: THE STRIP                                           costumes & set

(world premiere)                                                 

Royal Court Theatre, London

dir. Steven Pimlott

 

Jasmina Reza: KUNST                                                                 costumes & set

(Deutsche Erstaufführung)

Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Berlin (plus TV)

Berliner Theatertreffen

Rennaisance Theater, Berlin

Akademie Theater, Wien

dir. F. Prader

 

 

1996

          

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: MINNA VON BARNHELM                         set

Schauspiel Bonn

dir. U.E. Laufenberg

costumes: J. Karge

 

R. Wagner: TRISTAN UND ISOLDE                        costumes & set

Staatstheater, Braunschweig

 

 1997

   

Anton Chekhov: IVANOV                                            costumes & set

Almeida Theatre, London

Artist's Theatre, Moscow

dir. Jonathan Kent

light M. Henderson

 

 

Hans  Pfitzner: PALESTRINA                                             set

Royal Opera House  Covent Garden, London

Metropolitan Opera, New York

Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf

dir. N.Lehnhoff

con. Christian Thielemann

cost. Bettina Walter

light M. Henderson

 

C.M.v.Weber: DER FREISCHUTZ                                 costumes and set

Staatsoper unter den Linden, Berlin

dir. N.Lehnhoff

con. Zubin Metha

light F. P. David

 

Richard Strauss: ARIADNE AUF NAXOS                             set

Theatre de la Monnaie, Bruxelles

Teatro Regio, Torino

Opera du Rhin, Strassbourg

Gran Teatro Liceu, Barcelona,

New Israeli Opera, Tel Aviv

Opera de Bilbao

Oper Köln

dir. U.E. Laufenberg

con. A. Pappano

costumes: J. Karge

light W. Göbbel

 

 

1997

   

Giuseppe Verdi: MACBETH                                                    set

Staatsoper Hamburg

dir. Steven Pimlott

con. I. Metzmacher

cost. I. Bernerth

light Egon Voss

 

 

1998

   

Jaques Offenbach: TALES OF HOFFMANN                         costumes &  set

English National Opera, London

dir. Graham Vick

light W. Göbbel

 

Giuseppe Verdi: DON CARLO                                              costumes and set

Opera Bastille, Paris

Palau des Arts, Valencia

dir. Graham Vick

con. James Conlon

light M. Richardson

 

 

1999

   

Georg Friedrich Händel: ALCINA                                             costumes & set

Opera Garnier, Paris

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Teatro alla Scala, Milano

dir. Robert Carsen

con. William Christie

light Jean Kalman

 

Bedrich Smetana: THE BARTERED BRIDE                          costumes & set

Glyndebourne Festival Opera

dir. N. Lehnhoff

con. Jirji Kout

light H. Vanstone

 

 

2000

   

Alessandro Scarlatti: GRISELDA                                        costumes & set

Staatsoper unter den Linden, Berlin

Festival fur alte Musik, Innsbruck

dir. S. Lawless

con. Rene Jacobs

light F. P. David

 

Alban Berg: LULU                                                    costumes and set

Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf

dir. N. Lehnhoff

 

 

2001

   

Hans Werner Henze: BOULEVARD SOLITUDE                                costumes & set

Lawrence Olivier Award 2001 ‘Best Opera Production                          

Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London

Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa

Gran Teatro Liceu, Barcelona

dir. N. Lehnhoff

con. Bernhard Kontarsky

light P. Pyant

 

Hector Berlioz: LES TROYENS                                             costumes & set

Bayrische Staatsoper / Opernfestspiele München

Maggio Musicale, Firenze

dir. G. Vick

con. Z. Metha

light M. Richardson

 

Richard Wagner: TANNHÄUSER                                           set

Theater Dortmund

dir. J. Peters-Messer

cost. Jorge Villareal

 

 

2002

          

Georg Friedrich Händel: ARIODANTE                                                director, set & costumes

Nationale Reisopera, Holland

co-director: Imogen Kogge

con. Michael Hofstetter

light W. Göbbel

 

 

2003

           

Benjamin Britten: PETER GRIMES                                             costumes & set

Oper Graz

dir. S. Lawless

con. Philipp Jordan

 

Carl Maria v. Weber: EURYANTHE                                                    costumes & set

De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam

dir. David Pountney

con. Claus Peter Flor

light W. Göbbel

 

Benjamin Britten: GLORIANA                                                    costumes & set

Aldeburgh Festival

 

Christoph Willibald Gluck: ORFEO ED EURIDICE                                   costumes & set

Los Angeles Opera

dir. Lucinda Childs

con. Hartmut Haehnchen

light Alan Burrett

 

 

2004

   

Pjotr Illytch Tchaikovsky : EUGENE ONEGIN                    costumes and set

Welsh National Opera, Cardiff 

dir. James Macdonald

light Andreas Grüter

 

Giacomo Puccini: MADAMA BUTTERFLY                         director & set

Nationale Reisopera, Holland

co-director: I. Kogge

cost. I. Bernerth

light W. Göbbel

 

 

Wolfgang Amadeus: COSI FAN TUTTE                         costumes & set

Opera North in co production with

Glimmerglass Opera & NYC Opera

Konigliche Operan Stockholm

dir. Tim Albery

light  David Finn

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: LA CLEMENZA DIE TITO                      set

Schlosstheater im Neuen Palais, Potsdam

Oper Köln

dir. U.E. Laufenberg

cost. Antje Sternberg

 

 

 2006

   

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: DON GIOVANNI                                             costumes & set

Scottish Opera

dir. T. Albery

con. Richard Armstrong

light Peter Mumford

 

 

Christoph Willibald Gluck: ORFEO ED EURIDICE                                                    costumes & set

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Canadian Opera Company, Toronto, 

Theatre des Champs Elysée, Paris

Teatro dell' Opera di Roma

dir. R. Carsen

light Peter v. Praet / R.C.

 

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE                                       costumes & set

Santa Fe Opera Festival

dir. T. Albery

light Jennifer Tipton

 

Christoph Willibald Gluck: IPHIGÉNIE EN TAURIDE                                   costumes & set

Lyric Opera of Chicago 

San Francisco Opera

Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London

Teatro Real, Madrid

Canadian Opera Company, Toronto

Théatre des Champs Elysées, Paris

dir. R. Carsen

light P. v. Praet / R.C.

 

 

 2007

 

  

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM                                dir., cost.& set

Nationale Reisopera, Holland

Scottish Opera

co-director: I. Kogge

con. Jed Wenz

light A. Grüter

 

Alexander v. Zemlinsky: FLORENTINISCHE TRAGÖDIE (set) / DER ZWERG (set & costumes)

Oper Frankfurt

Teatro Maestranza, Sevilla

Dir. Udo Samel

 

 2008

  

Bedrich Smetana: TWO WIDOWS                                              dir., cost. & set

Edinburgh International Festival

Scottish Opera, Glasgow

co-director: I. Kogge

light P. Mumford

 

Modest Mussorgsky: BORIS GODUNOV                                          set

English National Opera, London

dir. T. Albery

con. Edward Gardner

cost. Brigitte Reiffensthuel

light Adam Silvermann

 

 

2009

  

Christopher Marlowe: DIDO, QUEEN OF CARTHAGE                           set

Royal National Theatre, London

dir. J. Macdonald

cost.  Moritz Junge

 

Richard  Wagner: DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG                                     costumes & set

Oper Köln,

dir. U.E. Laufenberg

con. Marcus Stenz

light W. Göbbel

 

2010

Christoph Willibald Gluck: IPHIGÉNIE EN TAURIDE                              set & costumes

Landestheater Coburg

dir. J. Peters - Messer

 

Richard Strauss: ELEKTRA                                                   costumes

Oper Köln

dir. Gabriele Rech

sets: Manfred Schaller

 

2011

Georg Friedrich Händel: SERSE                                                set & costumes

Theater an der Wien, Wien

dir. Adrian Noble

con. Jean Christophe Spinosi

light Alan Burrett  

 

     

2012

Richard Strauss: ARABELLA                                                  set & costumes

Santa Fe Opera Festival

Minnesota Opera

Canadian Opera Company, Toronto

San Francisco Opera

dir. T. Albery

con. A. Davis

light  David Finn

2013

Gaetano Donizetti: ANNA BOLENA                   director, set & costumes

Oper Köln

dir. Imogen Kogge/T.H.

light A. Grüter

Peter Cornelius: DER BARBIER VON BAGDAD             set & costumes

Landestheater Coburg

dir. Alessandro Talevi

Giuseppe Verdi: DON CARLO                                           set

Bolshoi, Moscow

dir. A.Noble

con. Giacomo Sagripanti

cost.  M.Junge

2014

Giorgio Battistelli: IL MEDICO DEI PAZZI                    set

(world premiere)                     

Opera National Lorraine, Nancy

dir. Carlos Wagner

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: IDOMENEO                                  set & costumes

Aalto Theater, Essen

dir. Francisco Negrin

con. Tomas Neoptil

2016

Richard Staruss: CAPRICCIO                              set & costumes

Santa Fe Opera Festival

Garsington Festival

dir. T. Albery

con. Leo Hussain

light. Mark Rippeth

Vincenzo Bellini: NORMA                                  dir./set & costumes

Aaltao Theater Essen

co-dir. I. Kogge

con. G. Sagripanti

light  W. Göbbel

Hector Berlioz: LES TROYENS                          set & costumes

Lyric Opera, Chicago

dir. T. Albery

con. A. Davis

light  David Finn

2018

Richard Strauss: ARIADNE AUF NAXOS              set & costumes

Santa Fe Opera

dir. T. Albery

2019

Dimitri Shostakovich: LADY MACBETH OF MYZENSK              sets

Greek National Opera, Athens

dir. Fanny Ardant

cost.  Milena Canonero & Petra Reinhardt

2022

Vincenzo Bellini: I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI

Teatro alla Scala, Milano

dir. A. Noble

con. Speranza Scapucci

cost. Petra Reinhardt

light  Jean Kalman