Christof Hetzer


Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna with Erich Wonder

Freelance set and costume designer, 2001 – present in: Schaubühne Berlin, Theater Basel, Bayerischen Staatsoper, Oper Frankfurt, Nationaltheater Mannheim, Vlaamse Opera

Il Turco in Italia (Amsterdam); Orlando (with Pierre Audi and Rene Jacobs) (La Monnaie Brussels); Parsifal (with Anish Kapoor) (De Nederlandse Opera); Der fliegende Holländer (Bayreuther Festspielen)

Worked with
Hans Neuenfels, Christian Stueckl, Constanze Macras, Pierre Audi. Close collaboration with David Hermann.

Recent and future productions
Die Zauberflöte (Vlaamse Opera); Iolanta (Opéra National de Lorraine);  Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern (Helmut Lachenmann) (Deutsche Oper Berlin)

Last update on 12 November 2012

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