Yannis Thavoris

Designer

Yannis Thavoris

Grange Park Opera debut: Hansel & Gretel.

Born Thessaloniki. Credits Roméo et Juliette (Estonian National Opera), Otello (Magdeburg), Roberto Devereux (Karlsruhe), Orlando (San Francisco), Tosca (Reisopera), Orestes (Epidaurus Festival), L’elisir d’amore (Den Jyske, Denmark), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Sibelius Academy, Helsinki), Fliegende Holländer (Estonian National Opera), Capuleti e Montecchi, Finta giardiniera (Buxton Festival). Others: Ariodante, Donna del Lago, Orlando, Butterfly (Scottish Opera), Aida (sets – WNO), Donna del Lago (costume – Royal Opera House), Tosca (Santa Fe Opera), Rigoletto (National Opera Bucharest), Pelléas et Mélisande (Buenos Aires), Rake’s Progress (ENO), Così (Opéra National du Rhin), Clemenza di Tito (Royal Danish Opera / ENO), Rape of Lucretia (Aldeburgh Festival / ENO), Oprichnik (Teatro Lirico di Cagliari), Fanciulla del West, Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci, Don Giovanni, Pelléas et Mélisande, Katya Kabanova, Tosca, Nabucco, Jenufa (Opera Holland Park).

Yannis studied Architecture at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and at Central Saint Martin’s. He was the winner of the 1997 Linbury Prize for Stage Design.