Peter J.  Davison

Set Designer (United Kingdom)

HGO Appearances: Lucia di Lammermoor (1994)

About the Artist: Peter J. Davison's opera credits include The Marriage of Figaro (Vienna); Die Gezeichneten, Falstaff and Die Schweigsame Frau (Zurich); Capriccio (Berlin and Torino); Der Rosenkavalier, Carmen, and Mary Stuart  (English National Opera); Anna Bolena (Bavarian State Opera); Katya Kabanova (New Zealand); Mitridate, rè di Ponto (Salzburg); Manon Lescaut (Australia); The Rake's Progress, The Marriage of Figaro, and Cyrano de Bergerac  (Metropolitan Opera); The Queen of Spades (Royal Opera, Covent Garden); William Tell  (Paris Opera); Fidelio, Die Walküre, Porgy and Bess, and Salome (Washington National Opera); La bohème  (Royal Albert Hall); La rondine (La Fenice); Cyrano de Bergerac (La Scala); Porgy and Bess (Chicago and San Francisco); Carmen  (Beijing); Heart of a Soldier  (San Francisco Opera) and La traviata (Bolshoi Theatre). In theater, he has designed for Broadway, London's West End, the National Theatre, and the Royal Shakespeare Company, and his work in musical theater includes Jesus Christ Superstar (U.K./U.S. tour, Broadway), Rebecca (Vienna, St. Gallen and Stuttgart), Marie Antoinette (Bremen), and Spiral (China). Davison was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk, and Olivier awards for Medea. He was named Best Designer at the 1994 Martini/TMA Awards for Medea and St. Joan, and was nominated for Olivier awards for Le Cid and Saint Joan.