Carmen

This is an excerpt from the opera 'Carmen' staged at Wuppertal Oper in June 2018. It depicts the scene change from act 3 into act 4 where the bull ring panels descend from the fly tower and rotate to form the bullring for the final scene.

Musical Director: Julia Jones

Stage Director: Candice Edmunds

Movement Director: Neil Bettles

Set & Costume Designer: Luis F. Carvalho

Lighting Designer: Lutz Deppe

Design Assistant: Natalia Oredain

 

Cast:

Carmen: Ieva Prudnikovaite

Don Jose: Joachim Backstrom

Escamillo: Dimitry Lavrov

Micaela: Bryony Dwyer

Frasquita: Ralitsa Ralinova

Mercedes: Joyce Tripiciano

Dancairo: Timothy Connor

Remendado: Mark Hester-Bowman

Morales: Simon Stricker

Zuniga: Sebastien Campione

 

 

 

Carmen Wuppertal Oper

Our fit up here in Wuppertal is complete. First orchestra rehearsal tonight. 8000 screws, 2.5kms wood batoning, 100 foam sheets and 50 litres of texture paint to create the 27 flying/rotating panels that form the inner drum and outer semi circle.

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View of the fly tower from stage with all 27 drum panels in storage position. More to come...

Un Ballo in Maschera

Opera Zuid's co-production with Opera National de Lorraine & Theatre de Ville Luxembourg premieres at the Park Theater Eindhoven tomorrow 19/05/18

'Un Ballo in Maschera'

Guiseppe Verdi

Premiere 19th May 2018 at Park Theatre Eindhoven

Opera Zuid's co-production with Opera National de Lorraine & Theatre de Ville Luxembourg

Conductor: Karel Deseure

Director: Waut Koeken

Designer: Luis F. Carvalho

Lighting Designer: Nathalie Perrier

Choreographer: Jean-Philippe Guilois

Choir Conductor: Klaas-Jan de Groot

Performed by: Adriano Graziani, Jannelieke Schmidt, Jason Howard, Kristina Bitenc, Melanie Forgeron, Huub Claessens, Kazuma Goto, Rick Zwart, Russell Hibberd, Jacques de Faber and the Theaterkoor Opera Zuid.

Coronation Day

Final light corrections here at Park Theater in Eindhoven saw me don the coronation robe and laurel crown for the end of Act I of Guiseppe Verdi’s ‘Un Ballo in Maschera’. Final Dress Rehearsal tonight.

 

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Park Theater Eindhoven

Un Ballo in Maschera - Guiseppe Verdi

Opera Zuid - Opera National de Lorraine - Theatres de Ville Luxembourg. 

Conductor: Karel Deseure

Director: Waut Koeken

Designer: Luis F. Carvalho

Lighting Designer: Nathalie Perrier

Choreographer: Jean Phillipe Guilois

 

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Ein Maskenball premiere at Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden

Tonight we premiere ‘Ein Maskenball’ 

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Musical Director: Patrick Lange

Stage Director: Beka Savic

Set Designer: Luis F. Carvalho

Costume Designer: Selena Orb

Lighting Designer: Andreas Frank

Choir Master: Albert Horne

Dramaturgist: Regine Palmai

Deutsche Oper Berlin

Berlin for one day...

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First technical meeting for set design on ‘Oceane’ which premieres April 2019. Great meeting. More news to come.