Ballet-bouffon in one prologue and three acts (1745)
Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Libretto by Jacques Autreau
Set and costume design
The Set-designer was born in Bristol, United Kingdom and got educated at the Nottingham Polytechnic. He was awarded 2005 as Costume designer of the year for Monteverdis Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria in Munich. With director Stephen Lawless he has already worked amongst others on Handels Acis and Galatea in Innsbruck and Waltons Troilus and Cressida in St Louis. He created inter alii Radamisto in Santa Fe and at the English National Opera, Alcina in Berlin, Wagners Der Ring des Nibelungen with David Alden in München, Puccinis Tosca in London with Catherine Malfitano, Verdis La Traviata in Dresden and Schoenbergs Von Heute auf Morgen in Venice, Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier in Berlin and in Tokyo with Andreas Homoki as well as Lullys Armide in Paris with Robert Carsen. Recent projects include Helen am Globe Theatre in London; Don Quixote at the West Yorkshire Playhouse with Josep Galindo as well as All My Sons at Liverpool Playhouse. At Theater an der Wien he works for the first time.