Netia Jones Director

Biography

Director, designer and video artist Netia Jones works in a large artistic area, from opera, theatre to concert performances. 

Her many productions include Macbeth (Nouvelle-Zélande Opera), Glass’s Orphée (English National Opera), Neuwirth’s The Outcast (Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Wien Modern and Philharmonie de Paris with the Festival d’Automne in Paris), Haendel’s Amadigi and Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Garsington Opera), Beckett’s Stirrings Still and Feldman’s Words and Music (Festival Beckett Happy Days),Kurtág’s Kafka Fragments and Haas’s Atthis (Royal Opera House Covent Garden), Britten’s Curlew River (Barbican in London, Lincoln Center in New York, CalPerformances, USA), Britten’s Midsummer Night’s Dream (Aldeburgh Festival and Santa Fe Opera), Handel’s Messiah (Bergen Opera), Unsuk Chin’s Alice in Wonderland (Los Angeles Philharmonic and Barbican London), Knussen’s Where The Wild Things Are (Los Angeles Philharmonic, Barbican London, Aldeburgh Festival), Transfigured Night (Orchestre de Chambre de Paris), Tan Dun’s Marco Polo (Bergen Opera), Illuminations (Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra), Irvine’s Least Like the Other (Irish National Opera), Le Nozze di Figaro (Paris Opera). 

She also created three productions for the Aldeburgh Festival: Everlasting Light (set to works by Scelsi, Mazulis, Marenzio, Gesualdo, reflection on he nuclear power station constructed in Sizewell in 1961), Before Life and After (Britten, Tippett, Finzi) and The Way To The Sea (Britten). 

She is the Lightmap Director, a creative studio working for cinema, interactive media and video projects. She founded and directed Transition, an multimedia performance group with which she created concert productions ranging from Couperin to Berio.

Currently in

  • Palais Garnier
  • from 23 November to 28 December 2022
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