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Antony McDonald

Antony McDonald has a long and outstanding experience in opera productions, also as a set and costume designer.

The director joins us in Bergen directly from London and the Royal Opera, where he has directed and designed set and costumes for Hänsel und Gretel.

His many awards include Best Set Design at the 2013 International Opera Awards, The Golden Mask for best costume design for L'enfant et les sortilèges at the Bolshoi Moscow – and The Irish Times Best Costume design for Gerald Barry's opera The Importance of Being Earnest.

In 2018 he directed Ariadne auf Naxos at Scottish Opera in Glasgow as well as at Opera Holland Park i London, and La finta giardiniera at La Scala in Milano. Werther will be his Bergen debut.