(Bad König im Odenwald, Germany)
Set and costume designer Frank Philipp Schlössmann made his San Francisco Opera debut in 2006 with Manon Lescaut and returned to the Company with 2010’s The Makropulos Case. His production of Jenůfa was mounted at the Metropolitan Opera, and his diverse international operatic credits include The Love of Three Oranges, The Knight of the Roses, The Turn of the Screw and The Bartered Bride for Comic Opera Berlin; Tannhäuser at Teatro Bellini in Catania, Sicily; Falstaff at Lyric Opera of Chicago; Macbeth for Strasbourg Opera; La Traviata for Leipzig Opera; Jenůfa, Lucia di Lammermoor and La Bohème at the Hamburg State Opera; Capriccio at Opera Amsterdam; Le Nozze di Figaro and La Fanciulla del West for Tokyo’s New National Theatre; Jenůfa at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; and Wagner’s Ring cycle at the Bayreuth Festival 2006–2010. His work has also been seen at Munich’s Bavarian State Opera, Dresden’s Saxon State Opera, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Florence’s Teatro Maggio Musicale, Los Angeles Opera, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, National Center for the Performing Arts Beijing, English National Opera, State Opera Budapest, and St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre, among many others. A native of Germany, his current engagements include Jenůfa in Helsinki, Guglielmo Tell in Graz, and Tristan und Isolde at the Wagner Festival in Bayreuth.