Vincent Lemaire

Vincent Lemaire has worked internationally as a set designer for opera, theater, and dance since his professional debut in 1991 and makes his San Francisco Opera debut this season. His designs for opera have been seen at Lyon Opera, Marseille Opera, Zurich Opera, the Strasbourg Festival, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, Italy’s Spoleto Festival, Luxembourg Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Aix-en-Provence Festival, and Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm. Recent engagements include Così fan tutte, L'Enfant et les Sortilèges, and Mernier’s Frühlings Erwachen in Brussels and Don Giovanni in Innsbruck and Baden-Baden. His production of La Bohème for Zurich Opera was also released as a film internationally. Lemaire is a frequent collaborator with director Vincent Boussard, most recently on productions of Candide and Agrippina for Berlin State Opera, Carmen in Stockholm, La Finta Giardiniera in Aix-en-Provence, Charpentier’s Louise in Strasbourg, and Hamlet in Marseilles. Upcoming engagements include Les Pêcheurs de Perles in Strasbourg, Radamisto in Vienna, and Madama Butterfly in Hamburg.