ENO The Mask of Orpheus - Peter Mumford

Peter Mumford

Lighting Designer

Career Highlights

Currently for ENO: The Mask of Orpheus

Previously for ENO: The Damnation of Faust, Madam Butterfly

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); 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: 22nd July 2019