Benoit  Dugardyn

Set Designer (Belgium)

HGO Appearances: Il trovatore (2013 and 2005)

About the Artist: Benoit Dugardyn has been deputy technical director at La Monnaie and technical director at the Flemish Opera. He is a lecturer in the postgraduate course for stage design in Antwerp. Recent and future projects include La traviata (Magdeburg)‚ Mary Stuart and Anne Boleyn (Canadian Opera Company)‚ Faust (Santa Fe Opera)‚ Der Rosenkavalier (Bolshoi Opera)‚ and Iolanthe and Francesca da Rimini (Theater an der Wien), all with Stephen Lawless; Der Turm (Luxembourg) with Waut Koeken; A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci (Oscarsborg Opera) with Stein Winge; Oresteia (Muziktheater Transparent) with Caroline Petrick; Werther (Buenos Aires) and Lakmé (Theater Bonn) with Paul-Emile Fourny; and Anne Boleyn (Washington National Opera). Other credits include Die Fledermaus (Glyndebourne); Ariodante (Halle); The Bartered BrideThe Tsar’s Bride and L’isola disabitata (Frankfurt); The Magic Flute (Opera Zuid); Il trovatore (Saarbrücken, Los Angeles, Washington, Gothenburg, Toronto, Genoa); La bohème (Malmö); Der Ring des Nibelungen and Salome (Nuremberg); La clemenza di Tito (Dallas; Minnesota; Royal Opera, Covent Garden); Simon Boccanegra (New Zealand Festival); Wozzeck (Braunschweig); Die Entführung aus dem Serail and Delphin Poulopeau (Strasbourg); Le nozze di Figaro (Glimmerglass); Venus and Adonis and Dido and Aeneas (Innsbruck‚ Antwerp); and Tosca (Oscarsborg Opera).

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