Opera by Giuseppe Verdi, presented by Opera Holland Park in the summer of 2019
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
Opera by Giuseppe Verdi. Presented at Opera Holland Park in the summer of 2018. Continue reading
A performed exhibition of choreography and costume by Lea Anderson. Presented at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery on 16 May 2018. Continue reading
Opera by Richard Strauss. Presented by Göteborg Opera in 2018 in a co-production with Opera North in Leeds, scheduled to be presented there Autumn 2020. Continue reading
Simon Corder was honoured as a Knight Of Illumination in 2017. Continue reading
Refurbishment and development of the sea lion gallery at Artis Zoo, Amsterdam. Continue reading
Opera by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, presented by Opera Holland Park in the summer of 2016.
“The nightmarish hallucinatory quality of the music in the final scenes is reflected in lighting designer Simon Corder’s shifting play of light and shadows.” – Clare Colvin, Daily Express, 7 August 2016
“There are some wonderful moments early on, where sudden tricks of light make Herman’s social world look sinister and grotesque, and we become acutely aware of the proximity of reality and nightmare in his mind.” – Tim Ashley, The Guardian, 3 August 2016 Continue reading