Platee

Platée

Ballet-bouffon in one prologue and three acts (1745)

Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Libretto by Jacques Autreau

cast

actor role
Conductor Paul Agnew
Director Robert Carsen
Set and costume designer Gideon Davey
Choreography Nicolas Paul
Light design Robert Carsen, Peter van Praet
Dramaturgy Ian Burton
Satyre Joao Fernandes
Thespis Cyril Auvity
Thalie Gan-ya Ben-gur Akselrod
Momus (Prolog) Marc Mauillon
Amour Emmanuelle de Negri
Cithéron Marc Mauillon
Mercure Cyril Auvity
Platée Marcel Beekman
Clarine Emmanuelle de Negri
Jupiter Edwin Crossley-Mercer
Mommuss Joao Fernandes
La Folie Simone Kermes
Junon Emilie Renard
Dancers Camille Brulais, Haruka Miyamoto, Suzanne Meyer, Anaëlle Echalier, Fanny Gombert, Anna Konopska, Alexandre Bado, Gael Alamargot, Jean Gérald Dupau and Julien Gaillac
Orchestra Les Arts Florissants
Chorus Arnold Schoenberg Choir
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February 2014
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Gideon Davey

Set and costume designer

Gideon DaveyThe 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.