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Brigitte Reiffenstuel

Designer Biography

Brigitte Reiffenstuel was born in Munich and studied at the London College of Fashion and St Martin's School of Art.

Her costume designs in the UK include: for Kate Bush BEFORE THE DAWN concerts London 2014; for the Royal Opera House: FALSTAFF (also La Scala & Metropolitan Opera), ADRIANA LECOUVREUR (also Barcelona, Vienna and Opera de Paris), FAUST (also televised, Opera de Lille, Monte Carlo, Trieste, Valencia) and ELEKTRA; for English National Opera: LUCREZIA BORGIA, PETER GRIMES (also Oviedo, De Vlaamse Opera and Deutsche Oper, Berlin) , TOSCA, DAMNATION OF FAUST, LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (also Goteborg Opera, Washington Opera and Canadian Opera) and BORIS GODUNOV; for Glyndebourne Festival Opera: GIULIO CESARE (also Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera and Opera de Lille); for Opera North RIGOLETTO, MACBETH (also Opera New Zealand) and IL TROVATORE (also Opera Ireland).

In Europe and the rest of the world she has designed costumes for: LA RODINE (Deutche Oper, Berlin) PIQUE DAME (Zurich & Strasbourg) UN BALLO IN MASCHERA (Metropolitan Opera), DON GIOVANNI ( La Scala), VERDI TRIPLE BILL (Hamburg),PEARL FISHERS and MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Santa Fe Opera), IL TROVATORE (Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera), DON CARLOS (Frankfurt Opera & Japan), BILLY BUDD and THE MAKROPULOS AFFAIR (Chicago Lyric Opera ), LULU (Bavarian State Opera), SEMELE (Théâtre des Champs-Elysées); MACBETH (Houston Grand Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera), MARIA DE BUENOS AIRES (Teatro Nacional de Sao Carlos), SARKA, MARIA DI ROHAN (Wexford), PARSIFAL (Graz), TAMERLANO (Komische Oper Berlin), LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN (De Vlaamse Opera, Antwerp; also televised and Canadian Opera), SALOME, BORIS GODUNOV (Staatstheater Stuttgart), EUGENE ONEGIN (Mannheim), Peter Eötvös's THREE SISTERS (Dusseldorf Opera), WERTHER, ALPHA AND OMEGA (New Israeli Opera, Tel Aviv).

Future productions include: BETWEEN WORLDS (ENO), DER ROSENKAVALIER (Royal Opera House & Metropolitan Opera),

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Costume at the Turn of the Century (1990 - 2015) - Moscow, Russia - - June-August 2015

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