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To limit the spread of infection of the novel corona virus (covid-19), we are cancelling all public events until 30 September.

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John Bishop

John Bishop is an award-winning lighting designer who has created original lighting designs for more than 190 major productions, including Hänsel und Gretel in Frankfurt, Le Roi Arthus and Tannhäuser in Strasbourg, Le nozze di Figaro in Warsaw, Der Ring des Nibelungen and Der fliegende Holländer in Oslo, Tristan und Isolde and Don Giovanni in Aarhus, Peter Grimes and Le Revenant in Madrid, Don Giovanni in São Paulo, A Chair in Love in Montreal and Swansea, Demon Juice at the Royal Opera, Ernani at the English National Opera, La Traviata and West Side Story at the Welsh National Opera, Albert Herring at Opera North and in Tallinn, Hänsel und Gretel in Belfast, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet, Snow White, Peter and the Wolf and Carnival of the Animals at the Kiev Classical Ballet, Noddy and the Hidden Treasure in Lisbon, the rock opera Demones in Athens, The Woman in Black in Dubai, numerous productions for Opera Zuid in Maastricht, and many for the Buxton Opera Festival.

Bishop recently created the lighting design for the world premiere of John Metcalf’s acclaimed new opera, Under Milk Wood, at the Taliesin Theatre in Swansea. Notorious is his seventh production with Keith Warner. Future plans include The Great Gatsby at the Semperoper in Dresden.

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Christina Nilssons Gata, 411 04 Göteborg
Telephone (switch) 031–10 80 00
Ticket office & Restaurant 031–13 13 00

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