British born Ashley Martin-Davis is internationally sought-after as a set and costume designer. He is now back at Oper Frankfurt, where he worked for the first time last season, on Keith Warner's wonderful production of Peter Grimes, for this new production of Eötvös' Tri sestry / Three Sisters. He and Warner often work together, most recently on Barber's Vanessa at the 2018 Glyndebourne Festival and, in recent seasons, on the world premiere of André Tchaikowsky's The Merchant of Venice in Bregenz, Pelléas et Mélisande at the Royal Opera in Stockholm and The Rape of Lucretia at the Theater an der Wien. He also designed sets for Macbeth, Falstaff and Otello at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen, A Night in Venice at the Opéra de Lyon, costumes for A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Opera North in Leeds and sets and costumes for Roméo et Juliette at Santa Fe Opera and the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and L’elisir d’amore at Opera Philadelphia. Other directors with whom he has worked have included Stephen Lawless and Benedict Andrews. He created a new Francesca da Rimini at the Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg with Nicola Raab. Ashley Martin-Davis studied at the Central School of Art and Design and renowned Motley Theatre Design School in London.