Christian Schmidt

Set designer

Decor designer Christian Schmidt works with director Claus Guth regularly since 1992. He also collaborated with directors such as Shirin Neshat, Hans Neuenfels, Amélie Niermeyer, Yona Kim and Christof Loy. With the latter, Schmidt worked at Dutch National Opera for the production of Verdi's La forza del destino. In 2003, he was acclaimed as Decor designer of the year and in 2006 and 2021 as Costume designer of the year by leading magazine Opernwelt.