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Sergio Metalli

Light/projection Designer
He was born in Rimini, Italy in 1956. He studied electronic design. He has designed lighting for a wide range of events from international conferences to theater performances. He has collaborated with Italian state television and worked in opera along with renowned opera directors, such as Ezio Frigerio, Hugo de Ana, Giancarlo del Monaco, Josep Maria Flotats, Nicolas Joel, Lindsay Kemp, Pier'Alli, Gianni Quaranta, Raffaele Curi, Luis Pasqual, William Orlandi, José Carlos Plaza, Lucca Ronconi, Peter Stein, Vladimir Vasiliev, Mietta Corli, as well as Nobel laureates Dario Fo and Tonino Guerra. In a career spanning 15 years he presented his work in more than 360 productions and worked with major theaters all over the world: Queen Sofía Palace of the Arts, Rome Opera House, Carlo Felice Theater Genoa, National Theatre Saint Charles (Lisbon), Phoenix and Palazzo Ducale Venice, La Scala Milan, Paris Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Teatro Colón Buenos Aires, Royal Opera House Muscat (Oman), National Center of Performing Arts Beijing, etc. He designed video projections for plays and lyric works, such as Aida, La bohème, Otello, The Lady of the Lake/La donna del lago, Fidelio, The Rhine Gold/Das Rheingold, The Prisoner/Il Prigioniero, as well as for ballets, symphonies (Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9), church music (Verdi’s Requiem), musicals, and zarzuela (Teatro Real de Madrid). He collaborated with the GNO twice, designing the video projections in Madama Butterfly (2012/13) and Tosca (20011/12, 2014/15) at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.