Christian Fenouillat

Set Designer 


Christian Fenouillat studied architecture in Grenoble and began designing for the theatre in 1975. His opera designs include Maria Stuarda, Hansel and Gretel, La Cenerentola, The Barber of Seville, Il turco in Italia (The Royal Opera), Die Zauberflöte (Vienna State Opera), Carmen, Fidelio (Welsh National Opera), Armide, La clemenza di Tito (Théâtre des Champs-Élysées), Wozzeck, Der Rosenkavalier, Der Ring des Nibelungen (Geneva), Jenůfa (Spoleto Festival), La damnation de Faust, L’incoronazione di Poppea (Angers-Nantes Opéra), Ariane et Barbe-bleue, Lucia di Lammermoor (Opéra de Lyon), Don Pasquale, L’italiana in Algeri, Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Salzburg Festival) and Hamlet (The Royal Opera, Liceu, Barcelona). His other designs include an award-winning production of Pelléas et Mélisande (La Monnaie, Brussels), a play by Marie NDiaye (Prix Goncourt, 2009) and plays by Lorca, Pirandello, Strindberg, Bond and Synge. His latest work for Leiser and Caurier included Rossini’s Otello (Opera Vlaanderen), Norma (Salzburg), Le comte Ory (Zurich Opera, Theater an der Wien) and Giovanna d’Arco (Milan). He died in 2022. 

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