A triple bill of operas: Il segreto di Susanna by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari; Zanetto by Pietro Mascagni; Rita by Gaetano Donizetti. Presented by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama at the Barbican Silk Street Theatre in times of Covid-19. Without an audience, the seating removed to make space for a socially distanced orchestra of fifty players. The production was live-streamed. Continue reading
Chimelong Safari Park is one of a cluster of leisure attractions and hotels in Guangzhou run by the Chimelong Group, it is the biggest wildlife theme park in Asia. Simon has a twenty-year association with the group since designing lighting for Night Zoo, which opened in 2000. Continue reading
A double bill of linked one-act operas – La Cucina by Andrew Synnott and Adina by Gioachino Rossini. Presented at Wexford Festival Opera in the 2019 season. Continue reading
A melodramma eroico pastorale in three acts by composer Antonio Vivaldi, presented by Wexford Festival Opera in the 2019 season. Continue reading
Opera by Jules Massenet, presented by Wexford Festival Opera in the 2019 season. Continue reading
Opera by Giuseppe Verdi, presented by Opera Holland Park in the summer of 2019. Continue reading
A new piece of musical theatre for children based on the play written by Carlo Gozzi in 1765. The show was developed from a version of the play written by David Bridel, it was adapted by Qi Xiaoyun, with music by Wuwei. The Green Bird was supported by the Chinese National Art Foundation. Continue reading
Opera by Gaetano Donizetti. Presented in the Hedeland open air amphitheatre August 2018.
“The scenography of Simon Corder fits perfectly” – Henriette Devantier – Ungt Teaterblod, 6 August 2018. Continue reading
Opera by Gioachino Rossini. Presented as ‘William Tell’ by Victorian Opera at The Palais Theatre St. Kilda, Melbourne, July 2018.
“… with such an effusion of stage smoke that it’s a wonder anyone could sing.” – Patricia Maunder, ArtsHub, 16 July 2018. Continue reading