Erhard Rom

Having made his San Francisco Opera debut with 2012's Nixon in China, Erhard Rom has designed more than 150 productions across North America. Several of his designs have been featured in the Prague Quadrennial, and he has been responsible for many world premieres throughout the country, including the 2011 Glimmerglass Festival production of A Blizzard on Marblehead Neck. Among his many operatic credits are Jane Eyre, The Rape of Lucretia, Carmen, Faust, and La Bohème for Opera Theatre of Saint Louis; Sweeney Todd, Don Pasquale, Alcina, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Così fan tutte, and Ariadne auf Naxos for Wolf Trap Opera; Don Giovanni, Susannah, The Tales of Hoffmann, and Aida for Virginia Opera; and Romeo and Juliet, The Merry Widow, and Rusalka for Minnesota Opera, as well as designs for Opera Colorado, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Boston, Montreal Opera, Atlanta Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Kentucky Opera, and Opera Cleveland, among many others. His theatrical productions have been regularly featured at Syracuse Stage and Geva Theatre Center, in addition to Indiana Repertory Theatre, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, and Shakespeare Santa Cruz, among others.