Christian Schmidt, designer

Christian Schmidt

Designer

Born in Coburg, he studied with Erich Wonder at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. He enjoys close collaborations with Claus Guth, Hans Neuenfels, Christof Loy, Andreas Homoki, Vasily Bharkatov, Evgeny Titov, Yona Kim, Mateja Koleznik and Amelie Niermeyer. In 2017 and 2020 he was nominated for the International Opera Award.

 

Career Highlights

Notable engagements include: Da Ponte cycle, Aida, Pique Dame (Salzburger Festspiele); Der fliegende Holländer (Bayreuth); Die Frau ohne Schatten, Lohengrin (La Scala); Rigoletto (Opéra national de Paris);Tristan und Isolde, Ariane et Barbe-bleue, Ariadne auf Naxos, I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Zürich); The Turn of the Screw (Berlin); Der Rosenkavalier, Daphne, Die lustige Witwe, Rodelinda (Frankfurt); Messiah, Lazarus, Monteverdi cycle, Charodejka, Saul, Orlando, Rusalka (Theater an der Wien); Rodelinda (Madrid); La forza del destino (DNO, ROH) ; Otello (Bayerische Staatsoper); Norma, Lucia di Lammermoor (Hamburg); Lady Macbeth of Msensk (Wiesbaden).

Forthcoming: Der Ring des Nibelungen (Zürich); Charodeyka (Frankfurt); Der Idiot
(Theater an der Wien).

Last updated: 16th September 2022

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