Netia Jones Director


Director, set designer and video artist Netia Jones works across opera, theatre and staged concerts. Her productions include Philip Glass' Orphée at the English National Opera, The Dark Mirror (Schubert/Zender) at the Barbican Theatre in London, Lincoln Center in New York, Shanghai Grand Theater, Perth International Festival, National Theater of Taiwan, Olga Neuwirth's The Outcast at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and the Wien Modern, Tom Phillips' Irma with Apartment House (South London Gallery), The Magic Flute at Garsington Opera, Beckett's Stirrings Still (Beckett Happy Days and Commencez! Festivals), György Kurtág's Kafka Fragments and Georg Haas' Atthis at the Royal Opera House, London, Britten's Curlew River (London Barbican, Lincoln Center, CalPerformances, USA), Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Aldeburgh Festival, Handel's Messiah (Bergen National Opera / Bergen Festival), Unsuk Chin's Alice In Wonderland with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and at the Barbican, London Feldman's Words and Music (Beckett Happy Days Festival), Knussen's Where The Wild Things Are (Los Angeles Philharmonic, Barbican, Aldeburgh Festival), Schönberg's Transfigured Night with the Paris Chamber Orchestra, Tan Dun's Marco Polo (Bergen National Opera), Britten's Les Illuminations (Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra) She has designed three performances for the Aldeburgh Festival: Everlasting Light (music by Scelsi, Mazulis, Marenzio, Gesualdo, projections on the Sizewell nuclear power station), Before Life and After (Britten, Tippett, Finzi) and The Way To The Sea (Britten). She is the director of Lightmap, a creative studio working for film, interactive media and video projects. She was the founder and director of the experimental multimedia company Transition, with whom she has staged concerts of works by composers ranging from Couperin to Berio.   

Currently in

  • Palais Garnier
  • from 23 November to 28 December 2022

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