Giuseppe Frigeni

Giuseppe Frigeni

Stage Director

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2015Wagner: Tristan und IsoldeStage director
2015Wagner: Tristan und Isoldeset designer
2015Wagner: Tristan und Isoldeset designer

Bio

Giuseppe Frigeni Stage Director, Choreographer, Set & Light Designer   Formation 1982-88:  Contemporary Dance at "R.I.D.C" Rencontres Internationales Danse Contemporaine, Paris 1981-82: Università degli Studi di Bologna: "D.A.M.S., Discipline Arte Musica Spettacolo" 1979-81: Università degli Studi di Bergamo: "Lingue & Letterature Straniere" Performer & Artistic Consultant at "C.U.T: Centro Universitario Teatrale Università Bergamo"   Experiences Dancer-Performer with "RIDC Dance Company", "DUGIED Dance Company", "RED NOTES/Andy DeGroat", “Théâtre (Un)POPULAIRE”.                                                                                          °°°°° G.F. has worked in many of the major opera houses and festivals in the world:  Opéra National de Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet, Opéra Bordeaux, Opéra Lyon, Corum Montpellier, Salzburg Festival, Maggio Fiorentino, Holland Festival, Festival Musica Strasbourg, Festival Aix en Provence, Metropolitan New York, Houston Grand Opera, Opéra de Genève, Schaubühne Berlin, Théâtre de la Monnaie, Casa da Musica Porto, DNO Opera Amsterdam, Muziekegebouw Amsterdam, La Scala Milano... He has collaborated as choreographer with Patrice Chéreau on DON GIOVANNI and WOZZECK, with Peter Stein on WOZZECK and LIBUSSA, with Luca Ronconi on DON GIOVANNI and with Klaus M.Grüber on TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, OTELLO, LA TRAVIATA, BORIS GUDONOV. For many years he has been working with Robert Wilson for operas, theater, ballets & artistic events, as collaborator and choreographer on: "MARTYRE de SAINT SEBASTIAN", "OPENING OPERA BASTILLE" "Die ZAUBERFLÖTE", "Mme BUTTERFLY", "T.S.E", "PROMETEO", "PELLEAS & MELISANDE", "OEDIPUS REX", "4 SAINTS IN 3 ACTS", "DON.JUAN ULTIMO", "DONNA DEL MARE","ALICE IM BETT", "SNOW ON THE MESA","MONSTERS OF GRACE","BLUEBEARD'sCASTLE", "ERWARTUNG", "ALCESTE","ORFEO & EURYDICE","FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN” and recently as co-director for the Monteverdi’s Trilogy ("ORFEO", "IL RITORNO D'ULISSE", "L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA") for LaScala Milano & the Paris Opéra.   Since 1999 he's directing and designing set & lights for his opera productions: Verdi's MACBETH, Wagner's LOHENGRIN, Beethoven's FIDELIO (Opéra Bordeaux) Landowski’s LE FOU (Théâtre de Châtelet/Mogador), Weill's DER JASAGER (Corum Montpellier), DePutte's WET SNOW (Holland Festival) I'M HER MOUTH (DeHelling, Amsterdam), Puccini's TURANDOT (Teatro Com.Modena & Ferrara; Auditorium Tenerife), Haendel's PARTENOPE (Teatro Com.Modena & Ferrara), Verdi's TRAVIATA (Stadttheater St. Gallen), Messiaen's SAINT FRANCOIS D'ASSISE, with set by Kabakov (Ruhr Triennale; Teatro Real, Madrid), Dusapin's PASSION (Festival Aix, Cité de la Musique, Paris), Clements' AN ENLIGHTENED DISCIPLE OF DARKNESS (Nargen Festival, Tallinn).. He will directed and design a new production of Wagner's TRISTAN at the new Auditorium Opéra Bordeaux in 2015.                                                                                                 °°°°° His greatest passions and center of interests are: -studying, analyzing & filing all kind of music genres (mainly 20°/21° century), through personal parameters and criteria, based on a collection of more than 10,000 cds, and many years of accurate listening... -visual & performing arts -readings: philosophy, neuro-science, esoterism, spirituality, ...
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde Stage director Immediately Opéra de Bordeaux 2015
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde set designer Immediately Opéra de Bordeaux 2015
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde set designer Immediately Opéra de Bordeaux 2015