Original Lighting Designer(Belgium)
Götterdämmerung. Previously: Siegfried (2016), Die Walküre (2015), Das Rheingold (2014).
About the Artist:
HGO audiences saw Peter van Praet’s lighting designs in the previous segments of the Ring cycle: Das Rheingold (2014), Die Walkure (2015), and Siegfried (2016). He has designed lighting for many productions by Robert Carsen, most recently including La fanciulla del West at La Scala, Don Carlo in Strasbourg, and Der Rosenkavalier at the Metropolitan Opera and the Royal Opera, Covent Garden. Other productions with Carsen include Jenůfa, The Cunning Little Vixen, Katya Kabanova, and Richard III at the Flemish Opera; Rusalka and Capriccio in Paris; Fidelio in Amsterdam and Florence; Les Boréades in Paris and New York; Tosca at Gran Teatre del Liceu; Der Rosenkavalier in Salzburg; La traviata in Venice; Elektra in Tokyo; A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Barcelona; Iphigénie en Tauride at Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, and in Madrid and Toronto; Candide at La Scala, English National Opera, and in Japan; Don Giovanni at La Scala; Falstaff at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, La Scala, and the Metropolitan Opera; and the world premiere of CO2 at La Scala. With director Pierre Audi, Van Praet has lit productions of Les Troyens, Alcina, and Zoroastre. With Valentina Carrasco, he lit the Colón-Ring (an abridged version of Wagner’s Ring for Teatro Colón), The Turn of the Screw, Don Giovanni, and Oedipe.