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Enrico Bagnoli starts working in theatre in
1979. From 1985 he works mainly as a lighting designer, but also
as set designer and director of Le chant des ténèbres (1997), Histoire de Babar (2000), L'enfant te le sortileges (2001), Peer Gynt
(2003), Ismene (2008), Phèdre (2013), Ajax (2015). He has signed since now more then 250 performances in many european theatres; among the others:
with Thierry Salmon: IL
PASSAGGIO, from "Un barrage sur le Pacifique" by M.
Duras (1985); PREMESSE ALLE TROIANE, from Les Troyennes by
Euripide (1986), A. DA AGATHA, from Agatha by M. Duras (1986) LA SIGNORINA ELSE, by A. Schnitzler(1987). He creates
some gas-spots, used in the different phases of LE TROIANE by Euripide. He develops a system
of sun-lighting for the Dostoyevski project, ending in 1992 with
the show DES PASSIONS from "The Demons", MADAME
MARGUERITE (1995), FAUSTAE TABULAE (1995).
with Sosta Palmizi: IL
CORTILE (1985), TUFO (1986).
with Raoul Ruiz: EDIPO IPERBOREO (1989); I MAGHI
(1990), Text and direction by Raoul Ruiz.
with Amos Gitai: METAMORFOSI DI UNA MELODIA, Direction by
Amos Gitai, with Hanna Schygulla and Samuel Fuller.
with Elio De Capitani (Elfo theatre): IL POZZO DEI PAZZI, by
Franco Scaldati (1990), LA SPOSA DI MESSINA, by
Friedrich Schiller (1990), IL RISVEGLIO BY PRIMAVERA, by
Frank Wedekind, (1991).
with Ferdinando Bruni (Elfo theatre): LEONCE E LENA, by
Georg Buchner (1990), UNE SAISON EN ENFER, by Arthur
with Isabelle Pousseur : SI L'ETE' REVENAIT, by Arthur Adamov
(1991), LE SONGE, by August Strindberg (1991), QUAI
OUEST, by B.M Koltes (2000).
Delcuvellerie : PENTY
2, from Kleist (1994), LA MERE, by Bertold Brecht
with Luk Perceval: O'NEILL (1994), TEN OORLOG (1997), FRANCISKA (1998), AARS (2000),
L. KING OF PAIN (2002), MACBETH (2004).
with Guy Cassiers (Het Toneelhuis Antwerp): DE SLEUTEL (1998),
ANNA KARENINA (1999), THE WOMAN WHO WALKED INTO DOORS (2001),
PROUST 1 DE KANT VAN SWANN (2003), PROUST 2 DE KANT
VAN ALBERTINE, PROUST 3 DE KANT VAN
CHARLUS (2004), PROUST 4 DE KANT VAN MARCEL
(2005), HERSENSCHIMMEN (2005), ONEGIN
(2006), MEFISTO (2006), AN HISTORY OF THE
WORLD IN 10,5 CHAPTERS (2007), WOLFSKERS (2007),
DE GERUCHTEN (2008), ATROPA (2008),
THE HOUSE OF THE SLEEPING BEAUTIES (2009), UNDER
THE VOLCANO (2009), MUSIL 1 (2010),
SANG ET ROSES, Cour d'Honneur du Festival d'Avignon (2011),
MUSIL 2 (2011) HEART OF DARKNESS (2011) MUSIL 3 (2012)
with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui: AN HISTORY
OF THE WORLD IN 10,5 CHAPTERS (2007), ORIGINE
with Josse de Pauw: DE GEHANGENEN (2011), HUIS (2014)
with Fabrice Murgia CHILDRENS OF NOWHERE (2015), MENUET (2017)
with Anne-Cécile Vandalem TRISTESSES (2016), ARCTIQUE (2018)
TOSCA direction by S.
Sequi (1985); BOHEME directed by L. Alberti (1985).
with Alain Maratrat: EXERCICES DE CONVERSATION ET DE DICTION
FRANCAISE POUR ETUDIANTS AMERICAINS, By Eugene Ionesco, music
by Isabelle Aboulker (1990); PASSEPORT MUSICAL POUR PARIS,
music by Isabelle Aboulker, conducted by Mstislav Rostropovich
(1990), ZARZUELA! HISTORIA DE UN PATIO, concept by Alita
Baldi, text by Jean-Claude Carriere (1992).
with Giorgio Marini: PERSEO E ANDROMEDA, from Jules Laforgue,
music by Salvatore Sciarrino (1991); NARCISO music by Aldo
Clementi, conducted by Gabriele Ferro (1992).
with Marianne Pousseur : Dialogue entre l'huitre et l'autruche, from Lewis Carroll (1990), L'AIR
FRAIS DES JARDINS PUBLICS (1991), SONG BOOKS (1996) by John Cage, Le
chant des ténèbres
(1997), Histoire de Babar (2000),
L'enfant et les sortilèges (2001 and 2013) By Maurice Ravel, Peer Gynt
(2003) By Ibsen and Grieg.
For technical creation of this show he has been named for the Prix du Théatre 2004., Magic Box (2006)
by « La boîte à joujoux » and
« Children’s corner » by Claude Debussy; Ismene (2008) Ismene By Yannis Ritsos with an original
music of George Aperghis and with this performance in 2009 he
wins the Belgian Presse Critics Price for the best artistical and technical
creation for the lighting and the set. Phèdre (2013) By Yannis Ritsos Direction, Set and
Lighting. Ajax (2015), I was looking at the cieling and then I saw the sky (2018) Direction, Set and
Lighting. Ajax (2015) By Yannis Ritsos Direction, Set and
Lighting, I was looking at the cieling and then I saw the sky (2018) By John Adams Direction, Set and
Pousseur : COSI
FAN TUTTE conducted by Claire Gibault, (1995).
with Alita Baldi : HERCULES opera by G.F. Haendel (1993) and ABEN HAMET (2014),
conducted by Jean Claude Malgoire.
with Het Muziek Lod : THE WOMAN WHO WALKED INTO DOORS (2001)
opera by Khris Defoort, directed by Guy Cassiers, CARA MIA music
by Dick van der Harst, (2004), YERMA (2005), ONEGIN
with Fabrice Murgia MENUET (2017)
with Pippo del Bono PAGLIACCI by Leoncavallo and CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA by Mascagni (2018) Opera di Roma
with Andrea De Rosa ANNA BOLENA opera by Donizzetti (2019) Opera di Roma
with Guy Cassiers: THE WOMAN WHO WALKED
INTO DOORS (2001), DER FLIEGENDE HOLLANDER; opera
by Richard Wagner Bruxelles La Monnaie (2005), THE HOUSE
OF THE SLEEPING BEAUTIES (2009); DAS RHEINGOLD; opera by Richard
Wagner Teatro Alla Scala (2010), DIE WALKURE; opera by Richard
Wagner Opening night of the season of Teatro Alla Scala (7
December 2010), SIEGFRIED;
opera by Richard Wagner Teatro Alla Scala (2012), GOTTERDAMMERUNG;
opera by Richard Wagner Teatro Alla Scala (2012), Der
Ring des Nibelungen - Director: G.Cassiers Conductor:
D.Barenboim, Teatro alla Scala (2013).
Architectural and multimedia
He designs lighting
for several exibitions and collaborates with many architects as a
light consultant. From 1988 on he writes many articles about his
work for the magazine « Lighting Design » . From 1994 on he
develops some computer programs for lighting consoles and moving
lights. As the outcome of these technology projects, he makes a
dynamic keyboard for the execution of light score of PROMETHEUS by
Alexander Scriabine , conducted by Pierre Bartholomée
In 1998 Martin
decides to become the worldwide distributor for ProScenium DMX,
the Multimedia Lighting Controller that Enrico Bagnoli has
started to develope in 1994. He is co-founder of Digimedia, a
multimedia software and hardware house. This Software is now
installed in 82 countries all over the world. Several hundreds of
ProScenium software are controlling lights and Multimedia in
Theatres, Exibitions, architectural installations, Museums.
He collaborates to
create the custom control system for some of the most important
architectural projects worldwide, as the Chicago Bridge Project (1999), the Los Angeles Airport project
(2000), Turkmenistan’s Monument of
(2000), and many others.
In 2004 the city of
Bruxelles ask him to design a new version of the traditional
Light Show - a 7 minutes Son et Lumieres
all the evenings from may to october - for the "Grande Place
de Bruxelles" on a music of the french composer Pierre
In 2007 he lighted up
the inside and the outside of the "Palais
de Justice" of Bruxelles for the opening of the année judiciaire
2014 and 2017 he partecipate as lighting designer at the conception of
the Theatre and the permanent acquatic show "La Perle" by Frando
Dragone in Dubai.
In 2009 he wins the Belgian Presse Critics Price for artistical and technical
creation of the performance "Ismene"
In 2014 he wins the Italian Presse Critics Price
"Premio Abbiati" for the set and the light of the performance "De Ring
des Nibelungen" by Richard Wagner codnducted by Daniel Barenboim in
Teatro alla Scala di Milano.
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