Light Designer

Wolfgang von Zoubek

Wolfgang von Zoubek was born in Austria. He has designed lighting for numerous opera productions including Elektra (R. Strauss), Il trittico (Puccini), Fidelio (Beethoven), Parsifal (Wagner) and Nabucco (Verdi). He has designed for the opera houses of Madrid, Rome, Vienna, Bologna, Nice and Tokyo and for the Salzburg, Bregenz and Bayreuth festivals.

From 1984 to 1987 at Stanford University Design, 1994 he became theater master in Munich.

He began working as a lighting technician at the Salzburg Festival under the direction of Herbert von Karajan and Schneider Siemsens. Further stations of his professional career were the Bayreuth and Bregenz Festival, the Rossini Opera Festival (ROP) in Pesaro, the Opera Festival in Istanbul.

In 2004, together with Giancarlo del Monaco, he brought Otello by Giuseppe Verdi to the stage of the Theater St.Gallen. Zoubek operates internationally and worked with many directors.

In the 2010s, Zoubek also increasingly worked in the field of building illumination in Germany and internationally. In particular, in the Middle East, he is concerned with planning and implementation of major projects in the field of light projection on façade surfaces.