At the Royal Opera House on Thursday 7th April a new production of Lucia Di Lammermoor opens at the Royal Opera House, with lighting by Jon Clark. Later in the spring Kenneth Macmillan’s The Invitation opens on May 28th, with lighting designed by John B Read.
At Glyndebourne there will be two consecutive openings, firstly Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, choreographed by Andrew George, opens on May 21st, followed by Il Barbiere di Siviglia, directed by Annabel Arden, with sets designed by Joanna Parker, opening on May 22nd.
Over in the US, Lee Blakeley directs a revival of the Paris Châtelet’s The King and I at the Lyric Opera Chicago, with costumes designed by Jean Marc-Puissant, opening on April 29th. This is followed by a new production of Macbeth for Opera Theatre St Louis, also directed by Lee Blakeley with sets designed by Alex Eales, and costumes by Mark Bouman, opening on May 28th.