(Gerald) John PASCOE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1949-01-19
Education St Brendan's Coll Bristol, Wimbledon Sch of Art (BA)
Publications N/A
Recreations listening to opera, rock climbing
Clubs N/A
Style John Pascoe, Esq
Career asst designer Derby Playhouse and resident designer Bristol Old Vic and Sheffield Crucible 1971-74, artistic dir Il Licinium (Italy's only Shakespeare theatre) 2012; teacher/lectr Prior Park Coll Bath and Univ of Bath 1974-79; designer/director for opera; credits for set design incl: Giulio Cesare (ENO, TV and video) 1979, Lucrezia Borgia (ROH and Teatro dell'Opera Rome) 1980, Alcina (also costumes, Sydney Opera House) 1980, Tosca (WNO) 1980, Giulio Cesare (San Francisco Opera and Grand Théatre De Genève Switzerland) 1981, Anna Bolena (Canadian Opera) 1984, Cosi fan tutte (Dallas Opera) 1984, Giulio Cesare (Metropolitan Opera) 1988, Orlando (Lyric Opera of Chicago and San Francisco Opera) 1985, Norma (also costumes, Santiago) 1986, Amahl (also costumes, ROH) 1986, Apollo et Hyacinthus (Cannes) 1990, Maria Golovin (Spoleto Festival) 1991, Tosca (Opera Nice) 1991, Anna Bolena (Washington Opera) 1993, Anna Bolena (San Francisco Opera) 1995, The Telephone/The Medium (Spoleto Festival) 2002, Don Pasquale (Michigan Opera Theater) 2002, Turandot (L'Opera de Quebec) 2003, Manon Lescaut (Washington Nat Opera) 2004, Democracy (Washington Nat Opera) 2005; credits as dir and/or design incl: La Bohème (Northern Ireland Opera) 1983 and 1992, Solomon (Göttingen Händel Festival) 1985, Platée (Spoleto Festival) 1987, Anna Bolena (ROH) 1987, Platée (Brooklyn Acad of Music) 1988, Norma (Michigan Opera Theatre and Opera Pacific) 1989, Maria Padilla (Opera Omaha) 1989, Don Giovanni (Michigan Opera and Opera Pacific) 1990, Dido and Aeneas 1991, La Boheme 1992, La Traviata 1993, Rigoletto 1994, Don Giovanni (Miami) 1997, Pretty Baby (world premier, New Orleans) 1997, Hänsel und Gretel (Chicago Opera Theater) 1998, Giulio Cesare (Metropolitan Opera) 1999, Lucia di Lammermoor (Connecticut Grand Opera) 1999, The Barber of Seville (Chicago Opera Theatre) 1999, Rigoletto (Connecticut Grand Opera) 1999, Giulio Cesare (Washington Opera) 2000, Don Pasquale (Virginia Opera) 2001, Il Barbieri di Siviglio (Virginia Opera) 2001, Don Giovanni (Washington Opera and Michigan Opera Theater) 2003, The Medium (Monte Carlo Opera) 2005, Ercole sul Termodonte (Spoleto Italy, also on DVD) 2006 (DVD of the Year Award 2007), Don Giovanni (Washington Nat Opera) 2007, Ariodante (Spoleto, also on DVD) 2007, Lucrezia Borgia (Washington Nat Opera) 2008 and (San Francisco) 2011, Carmen (Palm Beach) 2010, Flora (Spoleto Festival USA) 2010, Don Giovanni (season opening of Dallas Lyric Opera) 2010, (Miami) 2011 and (Washington Nat Opera) 2012-13, Cyrano (Miami) 2011, The Medium (centenary of birth of composer GC Menotti, Spoleto Festival USA) 2011, Manon Lescaut (Washington Nat Opera) 2012-13, Antonio and Cleopatra (Il Licinium) 2012, Dodicesima Motte (Il Licinium) 2013; portraits: Lise Lindstrom 2010, Marsia Holzer 2010, Dimitri Horostovsky 2010; designed concert gowns for Renée Fleming (also costumes for La Traviata Metropolitan Opera House 2003) and gown for Joan Sutherland (featured in meml exhbn at ROH 2011); fndr The Bath & Wessex Opera (UK); interior decorating and murals for private clients incl: Renée Fleming, Michael Bolton; work featured in: Vogue, House & Gardens, Art & Antiques 1994, PBS (TV programme) 1996; keynote speaker V&A Museum Festival of Scene Design 2009
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Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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