Klaus Grünberg

Set design in Mazeppa

Biography

Education
Set design with Erich Wonder, Wenen
 
Career
Free Lance set and lighting designer in theaters and opera houses in Europe, Kuweit, Buenos Aires
 
Highlights
With Tatjana Gürbaca: Turandot, Rigoletto (Graz), Mavra (Stravinsky, at Berliner Staatsoper), Dido and Aeneas (Baden Baden), Der schwarze Mönch  (Philippe Hersant, world premiere Leipzig), Le Grand Macabre (Bremen), Mazeppa (Vlaamse Opera), Salome (Deutsche Oper am Rhein)
With Barrie Kosky: Orfeo (Berliner Staatsoper), Le Nozze di Figaro, Iphigénie en Tauride, Kiss me, Kate (Komische Oper, Berlijn), Lohengrin (Wiener Staatsoper), Der fliegende Holländer, Tristan und Isolde (Aalto Theater, Essen), Der Ring des Nibelungen (Hannover)
Music theater productions with composer-director Heiner Goebbels: Max Black, Hashirigaki, Landschaft mit entfernten Verwandten, eraritjaritjaka, Stifters Dinge, I went to the house but did not enter.
 
Prizes
Nomination for the FAUST theatre price for set and lighting design Rusalka (Komische Oper Berlin), 2011
 
Worked with
Tatjana Gürbaca, Barrie Kosky, Sebastian Baumgarten, André Wilms, Thilo Reinhardt, Antoine Gindt, Christof Nel en Heiner Goebbels
 
Recent and future productions
Tsjarodejka (Vlaamse Opera); opening Ruhr Triennale Festival 2012; Merchant of Venice (direction: Barrie Kosky; Schauspiel Frankfurt);

Last update on 04 October 2011

Recently engaged in

  • Pyotr Illich Tchaikovsky’s seventh grand opera Mazeppa is a timeless parable of the laws of social change and the continuously...
  • In this unknown pearl by Tchaikovsky, Nastasia, owner of an inn in a Russian city, gets into trouble with the local council. Her inn...