ENO1920 The Marriage of Figaro: Matthew Richardson

Matthew Richardson

Lighting Designer

Matthew Richardson trained in New Zealand.

Previously for ENO: Madam Butterfly, The Marriage of Figaro

Career Highlights

As a lighting designer, his credits include: Pelléas et Mélisande, From the House of the Dead, Fidelio, Falstaff, Tamerlano (ROH); Lulu, Eugene Onegin, The Queen of Spades (Glyndebourne); Greek (Edinburgh Festival, BAM); Otello, Macbeth (Teatro alla Scala, Milan); Moses und Aron, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Metropolitan Opera, New York); Don Carlos, Juliette, Peter Grimes, Parsifal (Opéra National de Paris); War and Peace (Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg); Les Troyens (Munich); Jenůfa, The Cunning Little Vixen (Amsterdam). He has also lit numerous productions by the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre and the Young Vic, London.

As a director, his credits include: Rigoletto and the world premieres of Anthropocene, Ghost Patrol and The Devil Inside (Scottish Opera); Georgiana (Buxton Festival); Boris Godunov, Rigoletto (New Zealand Opera); Turandot, The Cunning Little Vixen (NorrlandsOperan, Sweden); and Macbeth (Malmö Opera).

Last updated: 28th December 2023