Guido Levi (1952-2019) made his stage debut in 1974 at Teatro Stabile in Turin, where he designed the lighting for Chekhov's Uncle Vania. He took part in many theatre and opera productions and worked with many artists, including Dario Fo, Mario Missiroli, Pier’Alli, Giancarlo Corbelli, Werner Herzog, Yannis Kokkos, Jonathan Miller, Luca Ronconi.
He has worked for La Fenice, Venice, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Teatro Comunale, Bologna, the Paris Opera, the Théâtre du Châtelet, the Welsh National Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Chorégies d’Orange, the Pesaro Festival Rossini, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Wexford Festival, Aix-en-Provence Festival, the Montepulciano Festival.
He has designed the lighting for Le Nozze di Figaro at the 1985 Aix-en-Provence Festival, La Damnation de Faust at Théâtre du Châtelet, Iphigénie at the Comédie-Française, Tristan und Isolde at Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Boris Godunov at the Opéra de Nice, Billy Budd at the Opéra de Nancy, Ariadne auf Naxos for the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Tannhäuser at the Sevilla Maestranza, Giulio Cesare at Teatro Real Madrid, Capriccio in Cagliari, Lohengrin at the Opéra national de Lyon, Otello in Cagliari and Dresden, Turandot in Modène, Ferrare and Piacenza, Marin Faliero at the Malibran Theatre in Venice, Elektra in Naples, Madama Butterfly in Hamburg, I Capuleti e i Montecchi in Vilnius, La Traviata in Tokyo, Manon in Seoul, The Magic Flute in Salerno, La fanciulla del West in Hamburg, La Bohème, Norma, L'italiana in Algeri, Le Château de Barbe-Bleue, Journal d’un disparu and Lucia di Lammermoor at the Paris Opera.
He designed the lighting for the Festival of Rome exhibition at the Palazzo Venezia in Rome, as well as the lighting for the Caravage paintings in the Cerasi Chapel in the Santa Maria del Popolo Church when they were restored.
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