Götterdämmerung. Previously: Siegfried (2016), Das Rheingold (2014).
About the Artist:
Gianni Paolo Mirenda realized the lighting on HGO’s previous stagings of Das Rheingold (2014) and Siegfried (2016). He began his career in 1980 as a member of the coaching staff of the Maggio Musicale in his home city, Florence, Italy, holding various positions in the area of stage lighting. In 1996 he collaborated on Maggio Musicale’s first tour to Tokyo and Yokohama with Zubin Mehta and, the following year, to Shanghai to inaugurate the Grand Theater. He has collaborated with such distinguished directors as Luca Ronconi, Pier Luigi Pizzi, GrahamVick, Jonathan Miller, Robert Carsen, Liliana Cavani, and Ferzan Özpetek. He has also lit Franco Zeffirelli’s landmark production of Pagliacci and has done lighting for live recordings of operas and ballets. Recently he realized the lighting for Das Rheingold to inaugurate the National Taichung Theater in Taiwan for the opera’s Asian premiere. Mirenda serves as director of the Video, Audio, and Lighting Department at the Petruzzelli Theater in Bari, Italy.