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Kaspar Glarner

Set & Costume Designer

Kaspar Glarner
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Kaspar Glarner works regularly at Oper Frankfurt, as set designer on Vincent Boussard‘s productions of Ezio and Adriana Lecouvreur, the world premiere of Arnulf Herrmann‘s Der Mieter / The Tenant with Johannes Erath and a Medium / Satyricon double bill in the Bockenheimer Depot and as costume designer for Keith Warner productions of Death in Venice, Reimann’s Lear and Falstaff. Kaspar Glarner made his debut at Oper Frankfurt with stunning sets for a Volo di notte / Il prigioniero double bill. He 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. During the 2019/20 season he designs costumes for Parsifal at the Opéra National du Rhin, the set for Gounod’s Faust at the Staatstheater in Karlsruhe and set and costumes for this new production of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at Oper Frankfurt.