John Pascoe

sp11-WEB-john-pascoe-150John Pascoe is the Director, Set and Costumer Designer and Lighting Designer (with Ruth Hutson) of Spoleto Festival USA's 2011 production of Gian Carlo Menotti's The Medium. Pascoe has directed and/or designed for many major opera companies throughout North America and Europe, including the Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Royal Opera House and Monte Carlo Opera. In the 2010 season, Pascoe directed and designed Don Giovanni for both the Dallas Opera and Florida Grand Opera. Future engagements include Lucrezia Borgia with Renee Fleming for San Francisco Opera and Manon Lescaut for Washington National Opera.

For Spoleto Festival USA, Pascoe has directed and designed Platee in 1987, Maria Golovin in 1991 and Flora, an Opera for the reopening of the Dock Street Theatre in 2010. He worked on numerous collaborations with Spoleto Festival founder Gian Carlo Menotti, including Amahl and the Night Visitors at Covent Garden and The Medium in Spoleto, Italy.