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Opera Productions

UK Opera Credits

Glyndebourne

Madama Butterfly,

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Designer Nicky Shaw

Vanessa

Director Keith Warner, Designer Ashley Martin-Davis

opens August 2018

Garsington Opera at Wormsley

Die Zauberflöte

Director / Des Netia Jones

Semele

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Des Nicky Shaw

Le Nozze di Figaro

Director John Cox, Des Robert Perdziola

Il Turco in Italia

Director Martin Duncan, Des Frances O Connor

Welsh National Opera

Pelléas et Mélisande,

Director David Pountney,             

Stage Design Johan Engels,

Costumes Marie-Jeanne Lecca 

I Puritani

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Des Leslie Travers

WInner of best new opera production  2015 -

What’s on stage

 

Lulu 

(nominated for Knight of Illumination 2013 best opera lighting, finalist World Stage design) 

Director David Pountney, Stage Design Johan Engels, Costumes Marie-Jeanne Lecca

 

Scottish Opera

Orfeo ed Euridice, 

Director Ashley Page, Des Johan Engels

Jenufa,  

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Des Nicky Shaw

Don Giovanni 

Director Sir Thomas Allen, Designer Simon Higlett

La Traviata

Director Annilese Miskimmon , Designer Nicky Shaw

The Magic Flute, 

Director Sir Thomas Allen, Designer Simon Higlett

Le nozze di Figaro

Director Sir Thomas Allen, Designer Simon Higlett 

 Il Barbiere di Siviglia,

Director Sir Thomas Allen, Desesigner Simon Higlett

Orpheus ed Euridice, Director Anthony Fabian

Buxton Festival

Alzira

Director Elijah Moshinsky Design Russell Craig

opens July 2018

Idomeneo

Dir Stephen Medcalf     Design Isabella Bywater

 

The daughter of the Regiment

Director Jeff Clarke     Design Graham Wynne

 

Opera Holland Park, London

Zazà,  Dir Marie Lambert, Des Alyson Cummins (S), Camille Assaf (C)

Iris, Dir Olivia Fuchs, Des Soutra Gilmour

La Cenerentola, Dir Oliver Platt, Des Neil Irish

L’Amore dei tre ReDir Martin Lloyd-Evans, Des Jamie Vartan

Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Director Oliver Platt, Des Neil Irish

The Turn of the Screw

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Des Leslie Travers

Cavalleria Rusticana, Il Pagliacci

Director Stephen Barlow, Designer  Yannis Thavoris

Les Pêcheurs de Perles

Director Oliver Platt, Designer Colin Richmond    

Falstaff, 

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Designer Nicky Shaw

Eugene Onegin, 

Director Daniel Slater, Designer LeslieTravers

L’Amico Fritz, 

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Designer  Nicky Shaw

Don Pasquale, 

Director Stephen Barlow, Designer Colin Richmond

 La Forza del Destino, 

Director Martin Duncan /Designer Alison Chitty

 Francesca da Rimini  

Director Martin Lloyd-Evans/ Designer Jamie Varten 

previously at Holland Park: 

Barber of Seville, The Seraglio, Betly, Pagliacci, Cavalleria Rusticana, Gianni Schicchi, Rigoletto.

 all directed by Daniel Dooner

British Youth Opera

The Enchanted Island

Director Stuart Barker , Designer Nicky Shaw

The Rake's Progress

Director Stephen Unwin , Designer James Cotterill

 

Opera Northern Ireland

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Director Stephen Lawless

 

Guildhall School of Music and Drama:

The Tale of Januarie

Dir Martin Lloyd-Evans, Des Dick Bird

The Rape of Lucretia,

Dir Martin Lloyd-Evans, Des Jamie Vartan

Chérubin  

Director Martin Lloyd-Evans, Des Bridget Kimak

 

Guildhall & Banff Festival

Owen WIngrave

Director Kelly Robinson, Designer Madeleine Boyd

Glyndbourne on Tour (1982- 1992)

 Cosi Fan Tutte, 

 Il Barbiere di Siviglia, 

 The Rake’s Progress, 

 Idomeneo, 

 Albert Herring, 

 Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail

Opera East:

Cavaleria Rusticana, The Grace of Todd

York Festival: 

Orlando   Director Julian Hope

Opera 2019 & coming Soon:

 

Welsh National Opera

The Freedom Season:

Dead Man Walking

 

Dir Martin Constantine, Des Misty Buckley, Cos April Dalton, Video Hayley Egan,

 

The Consul

Dir Max Hoehn, Des Misty Buckley, ,Cos  April Dalton, Video Hayley Egan

The Prisoner/ Fidelio (act 2)

Dir David Pountney, Des Misty Buckley, April Dalton, Video Hayley Egan

Guildhall School of Music and Drama:

The Midsummer night's Dream

Dir Martin Lloyd-Evans, Des Ruari Murchison

Scottish Opera

The Magic Flute, 

Director Sir Thomas Allen, Designer Simon Higlett

Opera Holland Park

Il Segreto di Susanna

Director John Wilkie, Designer takis

Iolanta

Director Olivia Fuchs, Designer takis

International Opera Credits

 

Liceu, Barcelona

I Puritani

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Designer Leslie Travers

Kuwait National Theatre

The Memoirs of a Sailor

59 productions

 

Bayerische Staatsoper

 Das Gehege, 

 Salome,  Director William Friedkin 

Stage design Hans Schavernoch

Washington National Opera:

 Duke Bluebeard’s Castle,

 Gianni Schicchi,     Director William Friedkin

The Royal Swedish Opera

Jenufa

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Des Nicky Shaw

 

Pelléas et Mélisande,

Director Keith Warner, Des Ashley Martin-Davis 

Danish National Opera/

Den Jyske Opera

I Puritani,

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Des Leslie Travers

 

La Cenerentola  (Askepot)

Dir Oliver Platt, Des Neil Irish

 

Jenufa

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Des Nicky Shaw

Don Quichotte

Director Annilese Miskimmon, Des Nicky Shaw

Royal Danish Opera

Dead Man Walking

Director Orpha Phelan, Des Nicky Shaw

 

Theater an der Wien

Mathis der Maler 

Director Keith Warner, Stage design Johan Engels, Costumes Emma Ryot

Les Contes d’Hoffmann, 

Director William Friedkin, Designer  Michael Curry

The Rape of Lucretia 

Director Keith Warner, Des Ashley Martin-Davis

 

Teatro Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Vēc Makropulos 

Director William Friedkin, Stage Design Michael Curry,

Costumes Andrea Schmidt-Futterer

Bolzano

Lulu,  Dir David Pountney, Des Johan Engels,

Costumes Marie-Jeanne Lecca

Spoleto Festival, Italy

& Teatro Real Madrid:

Gianni Schicchi    Director Woody Allen, 

Des Santo Loquasto

 

Los Angeles Opera:

Il Tabarro, Suor Angelica

Director William Friedkin

Des Santo Loquasto

Gianni Schicchi, Director  Woody Allen

Des Santo Loquasto

Handel & Gretel

Dir/Des Doug Fitch

Ariadne auf Naxos, 

Director William Friedkin

Falstaff,

Don Pasquale

Director Stephen Lawless

Peter Grimes

Dir John Schlesinger, Des Luciana Arrighi

Finnish National Opera

Der Freischutz, 

Director  Juha Hemanus, Designer   Ruari Murchison

 

Opera National du Rhin, Strasbourg

 Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail

Director Stephen Lawless, Stage Design Benoit Dugardyn, Costumes Sue Willmington

 

Vlaamse Opera, Antwerp & Ghent

Venus & Adonis, Dido & Aeneas

Director Stephen Lawless, Designer  Benoit Dugardyn, 

Costumes Lez Brotherston

Israeli Opera, Tel Aviv

Samson & Delila, Director William Friedkin

Carmen,   Director Stephen Lawless

Designs at

the National Theatre, London 

where he was head of lighting from 1993-2003 include

Cottesloe/ West End,/UK tour, Bergen

Skylight (Oliver award- best new play) 

Director Richard Eyre  /Des John Gunter

 

Cottesloe & Leeds Playhouse

Titus Andronicus, Director Greg Doran;  

Cottesloe 

The Waiting Room, 

Director Indhu Rubassingham/ Des Ruari Murchison 

Lyttelton

The Stoneheads,

Olivier

Honk!

Olivier award -Best New musical

Director Julia Mackenzie / Des Peter Mackintosh

Chichester Festival Theatre

Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune,

Dir Paulette Randall, Des Libby Watson

Collaboration, Taking Sides, 

Dir Philip Franks (also Duchess Theatre Westend; 

Hobson’s Choice, Dir Jonathan Church (also tour)

 

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby,   

Dirs Jonathan Church & Philip Franks

(also tour/ Westend/Toronto); 

Office Suite, Dir Edward Kemp, (also tour)

all designed by Simon Higlett; 

 

Babes in Arms Dir Martin Connor/

Choreographer Bill Deamer, des Hugh Durrant

 

The Lady’s not for Burning Dir Samuel West,

 

Artistic Associate at the Chichester Festival from 2006-2008

The Royal Exchange, Manchester

Edward ii  Dir Toby Frow/ Des Ben Stones

 

Dr Faustus   Dir Toby Frow/ Des Ben Stones 

(Manchester Evening News Award for Best Design)

 

The Miser 

Dir Helena Kaut-Howson, Des Ashley Martin-Davis

 

Pygmalian Dir Greg Hersov /Des Ashley Martin-Davis

Regional productions:

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 

Dir Trevor Nunn, Des Libby Watson

 

Nottingham Playhouse

The Revenger’s Tragedy

 Dir Fiona Buffini,  Des Neil Murray    

 

The Duchess of Malfi  

Dir Fiona Buffini,  Des Neil Murray

 

Arcadia

Dir Giles Croft, Des Madeleine Girling

 

 

Time and the Conways

 Dir Fiona Buffini, Des Madeleine Girliing

 

Nottingham Playhouse &

York Theatre Royal

Richard lll

Dir Loveday Ingram, Des Simon Higlett

(Backstage Pass Award for best lighting)

 

RSC

Othello Dir Kathryn Hunter/ Des Liz Cooke

 

Queens Theatre, Hornchurch

The Silver Gym,

Dir Glen Walford,  Des Amy Yardley

 

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Monkey, Dir Dominic Leclerc, Des Liz Cooke, 

The Wizard of Oz , Dir Rachel Kavenaugh,

Des Peter Mackintosh

 

Gardyne Theatre, Dundee 

Jackie, The Musical

Dir Geinor Styles

Choreography Maggie Rawlinson, Des Anthony  Lamble

 

Northampton

Hamlet    Dir Rupert Goold

 

Birmingham Rep

Rudy’s Rare Records

 Dir Paulette Randall. Des Libby Watson

 

Uncle Vanya, 

Dir Rachel Kavenaugh, Des Ruari Murchison

 

The Wizard of OZ 

Dir Rachel Kavenaugh. Des Peter Mackintosh

Neville’s Island  Dir Paul Raffield, Des SImon Higlett

The Norman Conquests, 

Dir JonathanChurch, Des Simon Higlett

The Witches, Dir JonathanChurch, Des Simon Higlett

The Crucible, Dir JonathanChurch, Des Simon Higlett

The Life of Galileo,

Dir JonathanChurch, Des Ruari Murchison

Jumpers, Dir Bill Alexander, Des Ruari Murchison


Bristol Old Vic

Les Liaisons Dangereuses 

Dir Samuel West, Des Tom Piper. 

 

Sheffield Crucible

The Clean House  

Dir Samuel West, Des Ashley Martin-Davis

Shadowmouth,

Dir/Choreographer Dominic Leclerc, Des Liz Cooke. 

 

Belgrade Coventry

The Miser,     Dir Hamish Glen/ Des Libby Watson 

Babylone, Dir Hamish Glen/ Des Libby Watson

Watford Palace

Paradise Lost  Headlong/ tour  

 Dir Rupert Goold/ Des Ben Stones

My Mother Said I Never Should  

Dir Brigid Larmour / Des Ben Stones  

Mrs Reynolds & the Ruffian

Dir Brigid Larmour/ Des Ruari Murchison

Aladdin, Cinderella

Dir Kate Saxon /Des Cleo Petit

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