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Yannis Thavoris

Yannis Thavoris graduated with a diploma in Architecture from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1995. He then studied European Scenography at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, obtaining a Master of Arts in 1997. He was the overall winner of the 1997 Linbury Prize for Stage Design.

Productions

2017

CENDRILLON Director: Olivia Fuchs
Royal Northern College of Music
KAT'A KABANOVA Director: Olivia Fuchs
Opera Holland Park
L'ELISIR D'AMORE Director: Harry Fehr
Den Jyske Opera
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Director: Victoria Newlyn
Sibelius Academy, University of Arts, Helsinki

WUTHERING HEIGHTS

Director: John Kalavrianos
National Theatre of Northern Greece

   

2016

LA FINTA GIARDINIERA

Director: Henry Fehr
Royal College of Music

ALCINA

Director: Olivia Fuchs
Royal Academy of Music

I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI

Director: Harry Fehr
Buxton Festival

ARIODANTE

Director: Harry Fehr
Scottish Opera

DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER

Director: Pamela Recinella
Estonian National Opera

 

2015

ORLANDO

Director: Harry Fehr
Welsh National Opera

MERLIN

Director: Liam Steel
Nuffield Theatre

LE DONNE CURIOSE

Director: Stephen Barlow
Guildhall School of Music and Drama

THE DANCING MASTER/I PAZZI PER PROGETTO

Director: Martin Lloyd Evans
Guildhall School of Music and Drama

 

2014

MERLIN

Director: Liam Steel
Royal & Derngate

RIGOLETTO

Director: Stephen Barlow
National Opera Bucharest

MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Director: David McVicar
Scottish Opera

LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST

Director: Stephen Barlow
Opera Holland Park

 

2013

L’ENFANT PRODIGUE/FRANCESCA DI FOIX

Director: Stephen Barlow
Guildhall School of Music

LA FINTA GIARDINIERA

Director: Harry Fehr
Buxton Festival

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA/PAGLIACCI

Director: Stephen Barlow
Opera Holland Park

LA DONNA DEL LAGO (Costumes only)

Director: John Fulljames
Royal Opera House

 

2012

LA NAVARRAISE/LE PORTRAIT DE MANON/COMEDY ON A BRIDGE

Director: Stephen Barlow
Guildhall School of Music

THE LADY FROM THE SEA

Director: Harry Fehr
Scottish Opera

TOSCA

Director: Stephen Barlow
Sante Fe Opera

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE

Director: Stephen Barlow
Royal Academy of Music

 

2011

MADAM BUTTERFLY

Director: Stephen Barlow
Mid Wales Opera

PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE

Director: Olivia Fuchs
Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires

SAUL

Director: Olivia Fuchs
Buxton Festival

RITA/IOLANTA

Director: Martin Lloyd-Evans
Guildhall School of Music

ORLANDO

Director: Harry Fehr
Scottish Opera

 

2010

LA BOHÈME

Director: Stephen Barlow
British Youth Opera

DON GIOVANNI

Director: Stephen Barlow
Opera Holland Park

PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE

Director: Olivia Fuchs
Opera Holland Park

TWO WOMEN

Director: Ryan Romain
Theatre Royal Stratford East

 

2009

THE GREAT EXTENSION

Director: Kerry Michael
Theatre Royal Stratford East

PETRUSHKA

Choreographer: Ian Spink
Scottish Ballet at the Edinburgh Festival

KATYA KABANOVA

Director: Olivia Fuchs
Opera Holland Park

NATIONAL OPERA STUDIO SHOWCASE

Director: Jo Davies
Hackney Empire

THE KING GOES FORTH TO FRANCE

Director: Martin Lloyd-Evans
Guildhall School of Music

TOSCA

Director: Stephen Barlow
Opera Holland Park at Richmond Theatre

COSÌ FAN TUTTE (Sets only)

Director: David McVicar
Scottish Opera (transfer from Strasbourg)

 

2008

GIGI

Director: Timothy Sheader
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

TOSCA

Director: Stephen Barlow
Opera Holland Park

AIDA (Sets only)

Director: John Caird
Welsh National Opera

 

2007

LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN (Sets only)

Director: Laurence Dale
Nationale Reisopera, Netherlands

JENUFA

Director: Olivia Fuchs
Opera Holland Park

NABUCCO

Director: John Fulljames
Opera Holland Park

 

2006

COSÌ FAN TUTTE (Sets only)

Director: David McVicar
Opera de Oviedo, Spain (transfer from Strasbourg)

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (Sets only)

Director: Olivia Fuchs
English National Opera

A NIGHT AT THE CHINESE OPERA

Director: Jo Davies
Royal Academy of Music

 

2005

COSÌ FAN TUTTE (Sets only)

Director: David McVicar
Strasbourg Opéra National du Rhin

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN

Director: Timothy Sheader
UK Tour

OPERA SERIA (Sets only)

Director: Laurence Dale
Nationale Reisopera, Netherlands

LA CLEMENZA DI TITO

Director: David McVicar
English National Opera (transfer from Copenhagen)

 

2004

THE BATTLE OF GREEN LANES

Director: Kerry Michael
Theatre Royal Stratford East

LA CLEMENZA DI TITO

Director: David McVicar
Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen

 

2003

NATIONAL OPERA STUDIO SHOWCASE

Director: Danny Slater
Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

CANDIDE

Director: Graham Vick
Birmingham Opera Company

OPRICHNIK

Director: Graham Vick
Teatro Lirico di Cagliari

 

2001

THE RAKE’S PROGRESS

Director: Annabel Arden
English National Opera

THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA

Director: David McVicar
Aldeburgh Festival and English National Opera

The production was broadcast on BBC TV.
It won the South Bank Show Award and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production.

 

2000

MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Director: David McVicar
Scottish Opera

 

1999

CARMEN

Director: Robert Chevara
English Touring Opera

 

1998

THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT

Director: Ian Spink
English Touring Opera

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

Director: Michael Bogdanov
English Shakespeare Company

FRANZISKA

Director: Georgina Van Welie
The Gate Theatre, London

 

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