Set & Costume Designer
Kaspar Glarner works regularly at Oper Frankfurt, as costume designer on Anselm Weber's Lady Macbeth of Mtsenk, set designer on Vincent Boussard‘s productions of Ezio and Adriana Lecouvreur, the world premiere of Arnulf Herrmann's Der Mieter / The Tenant, this season's new Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg with Johannes Erath, a Medium / Satyricon double bill in the Bockenheimer Depot and costume designer for Keith Warner productions of Death in Venice, Reimann’s Lear and Falstaff - and this new Weill / Orff The Tsar want his Photograph Taken / The Clever Woman double bill. Parts 3 and 4 of Brigitte Fassbaender's new Ring at the Tirol Festival in Erl open this summer, where he also designed the costumes and wonderful set for Hans Walter Richter's Le postillon de Lonjumeau. Kaspar Glarner made his debut at Oper Frankfurt with stunning sets for a Volo di notte / Il prigioniero double bill. He also designed sets for Die Frau ohne Schatten in Hamburg, Katja Kabanowá at the Theater an der Wien and costumes for Simon Boccanegra and Tannhäuser in Strasbourg, Elektra in Prague and San Francisco, Die Teufel von Loudun in Copenhagen and Warsaw and Otello at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London. He and Johannes Erath created The Tales of Hoffmann in Bern, Aida at Cologne Opera, Lohengrin in Graz and, most recently, the world premiere of Joby Talbot’s Everest at Theater Hagen. They will be working on a new production of I masnadieri at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. Kaspar Glarner also works regularly with Walter Sutcliffe (including productions of Owen Wingrave and Reimann’s Die Gespenstersonate / Ghost Sonata at Oper Frankfurt). Recent productions have included Kinkakuiji in Strasbourg and The Fiery Angel in Warsaw and at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence.