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Alessandro Carletti

Lighting designer


Born in Rome, he works regularly with Damiano Michieletto, with whom recent credits include Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci (The Royal Opera, La Monnaie, Brussels), Samson et Dalila and Don Pasquale (Paris Opéra), Alcina, La Cenerentola and Falstaff (Salzburg Festival), Il trittico (Royal Danish Opera, Theater an der Wien), Rigoletto (DNO), The Magic Flute (Maggio Musicale, Florence), La Damnation de Faust (Rome Opera, Valencia), Die lustige Witwe and the world premiere of Perocco’s Aquagranda (La Fenice, Venice), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theater an der Wien), Der ferne Klang (Frankfurt Opera), Die lustige Witwe and Rigoletto (Rome) and Le Baruffe (Venice). Other opera lighting includes La bohème, Semele and Candide for Barrie Kosky (Komische Oper Berlin), Nabucco (The Royal Opera, La Scala, Milan) and Don Carlo and Il trovatore for Daniele Abbado (Vienna State Opera). Future plans include Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Théâtre des Champs-Élysées) for Michieletto and Turandot for Kosky (DNO).

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Woolf Works and Guillaume Tell win Knight of Illumination awards

7 October 2015
<em>Woolf Works</em> and <em>Guillaume Tell</em> win Knight of Illumination awards

Lucy Carter and Alessandro Carletti have been honoured at the Knight of Illumination for their recent work.