Reinhard Traub Lumières


Lighting designer Reinhard Traub trained as a graphic artist before beginning his career as a lighting designer in the USA in the mid-1980s as assistant designer to Chenault Spence. After designing lighting for three world tours and several other productions for New York Harlem Opera and other institutions, he joined Graz Opera, where he worked with directors such as David Alden, John Slater, Peter Konwitschny, Martin Kušej, Calixto Bieito, Stephen Lawless, Jossi Wieler and Christof Loy.

He is currently head of the lighting department at the Stuttgart Opera and Ballet. He works regularly at opera houses and festivals in Europe and around the world: Glyndebourne, Bayreuth, Aix-en-Provence, Ruhrtriennale, Salzburg, Santa Fe, Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin (Deutsche Oper and Staatsoper Unter den Linden), Barcelona, Brussels, Buenos Aires, Düsseldorf, Dresden, Göteborg, Hamburg, Hanover, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Copenhagen, Geneva, London (Royal Opera House and English National Opera), Los Angeles, Madrid, Montreal, Moscow, Munich, Nancy, Naples, Oslo (Nationaltheater, NNO), Otsu, Palermo, Paris (Théâtre du Châtelet, Opéra national de Paris), Riga, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Singapore, St Petersburg, Seoul, Stockholm, Strasbourg, Tiflis, Tokyo, Verona, Vienna, Valladolid and Zurich. Reinhard Traub has designed the lighting for over 400 productions. His many productions in Stuttgart include Falstaff, Nabucco, La Damnation de Faust, Ariane à Naxos, Eugène Onéguine, Wunderzaichen, La Somnambule, Parsifal, Orphée et Eurydice, Platée, Berenice and La Bohème.

At the Opéra national de Paris: Mzensk's Lady Macbeth, 2009

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