Original Lighting Designer
Bruno Poet
United Kingdom



Award-winning lighting designer Bruno Poet returns to HGO after designing lighting for Salome in 2023, Aida in 2020, and this production of Don Giovanni in 2019. Opera credits include The Hours (Metropolitan Opera); Nabucco (Steinbruch Festival, Austria); Alcina (Glyndebourne Opera); Carmen (Bregenz Festival); Aida (Grand Théâtre de Genève); Otello, Don Giovanni, and The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Royal Opera House); Il trovatore (LA Opera); The Merry Widow (ENOnglish National Opera); Akhnaten (ENO/LA Opera/Metropolitan Opera); Carmen (ENO/Den Norske Opera); Il trovatore, Das Liebesverbot (Teatro Real, Madrid); Der Freischutz, Cunning Little Vixen, and The Snow Queen (Royal Danish Opera); Rinaldo (Lyric Opera of, Chicago); and Salome (Palau de les Arts, Valencia). Other credits include: All Sigur Rós World Tours 2012-22; Pet Shop Boys: Dreamworld Tour (World Tour); Bad Cinderella (Broadway/West End); 51st National Day, 50th National Day, 49th National Day (UAE); Björk’s Cornucopia (World Tour); Billie Eilish at Steve Jobs Theatre; Gary Barlow’s A Different Stage (UK Tour); Lyssa (Royal Ballet); Holiday on Ice: A New Day (Arena Tour); Amadeus (Royal Danish Theatre); Apollo 11 (US Tour); Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (Broadway/West End/U.S. Tour/Hamburg/Utrecht/Stuttgart/Madrid/Australian Tour); Frankenstein, Stories, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, London Road, EGDBF, and Timon of Athens (National Theatre); Miss Saigon (Japan/Broadway/West End/Tour); and Uncle Vanya (West End).


Lighting Designer:

SALOME 2022-23


Original Lighting Designer:


AIDA 2019-20