Nigel Lowery

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    Nigel Lowery in Semiramide (Seizoen 2010-2011)

  • Copyright Annemie Augustijns

    Nigel Lowery in Candide (Seizoen 2009-2010)

Set design in Turandot

Biography

Education
Central Saint Martin's School of Art in Londen

Debut
Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Covent Garden), 1996

Highlights
Hänsel und Gretel, La Cenerentola, Lohengrin, Idomeneo, Falstaff, Les Paladins, L'Incoronazione di Poppea, Mahagonny (Theater Basel)

Worked with
René Jacobs, Amir Hosseinpour: Rinaldo (Händel), Sokrates (Telemann), Orlando Paladino (Haydn) (Innsbruck, Staatsoper Berlin)

Recent productions
Orphée et Eurydice Bayerische (Staatsoper München)
Wildschütz, Le Nozze di Figaro (Staatoper Stuttgart)
La Clemenza di Tito, L'Italiana in Algerie (Staatsoper Berlin)
Candide (Flanders Opera), 2009-2010
Dido and Aeneas (Saarbrucken), 2010
Platée (De Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam), 2011

Recently engaged in

  • In a similar vein to Verdi, Puccini reveals an incredible love for renewal at the end of his life. Turandot ,...
  • Candide, an illegitimate child of noble origin, and his secret love, Lady Cunegonde, live together with their retinue in the ‘best of all possible...
  • In his ‘melodramma tragico’ Semiramide, Rossini, the grand master of opera buffa, created a fascinating operatic tragedy with an eastern...
  • Candide is a young and naive optimist who sets out in search of his supposedly dead sweetheart Cunegonde. His odyssey to the lost paradise...

Media

Video

Making of Semiramide