ENO1920 Madam Butterfly: Peter Mumford

Peter Mumford

Lighting Designer

Previously for ENO: Madam Butterfly; The Mask of Orpheus, The Damnation of Faust


Career Highlights

Recent opera and dance includes: Falstaff, Belshazzar, Le nozze di Figaro (Grange Festival); Within the Golden Hour, Corybantic Games (Royal Ballet); Beauty and Sadness (Chamber Opera, Hong Kong); The Queen of Spades (Vilnius City Opera); The King Dances, Edward II, E=mc2, Faster (BRB); Katya Kabanova (Opera North); Manon Lescaut, Werther (Metropolitan Opera, New York); La traviata (Glyndebourne); The Mask of Orpheus, The Damnation of Faust, Madam Butterfly (ENO). He directed and designed concert stagings of Der Ring des Nibelungen (Opera North), Otello (Bergen National Opera) and Fidelio (Orchestre de Chambre de Paris).

Theatre includes: My Name is Lucy Barton (The Bridge); The Way of the World (Donmar Warehouse); Long Day’s Journey Into Night, The Ferryman, 42nd Street (West End); 8 Hotels (Chichester); John (NT); Jude (Hampstead).

Awards include: Oliviers for Outstanding Achievement in Dance (1995), Best Lighting Design (2005); The South Bank Sky Arts Opera Award (The Ring Cycle (Opera North), 2017); and the Helpmann and Green Room Awards for Best Lighting (King Kong, 2013); also Double Tony nominee (2019) – Best Lighting Design for The Ferryman and King Kong.

Last updated: 27th December 2023