Michael Bauer


Has been head of the lighting department at the Bayerische Staatsoper since 1998, where he has served as lighting designer for countless productions. He was worked with stage directors such as Luc Bondy, Hans Neuenfels, Barbara Frey, David Alden, Calixto Bieito, Richard Jones, David Boesch, Jürgen Rose, and Peter Konwitschny. He has appeared as a guest at many important opera houses worldwide, including those in Hamburg, Paris, Madrid, San Francisco, New York, Milan, Antwerp, Basel, Geneva, Athens, and St. Petersburg. He comes to the Oper Leipzig as the lighting designer for »Tannhäuser«.