Richard Peduzzi

Richard Peduzzi (* 1943 in Argentan ) is a French architect, painter and stage designer. He was from 1990 to 2002 director of the École nationale supérieure des arts Décoratifs de Paris and then headed for six years at the Académie de France à Rome.

As an exhibition architect

As an exhibition architect designed Peduzzi, among others, the opera rooms at the Musée d' Orsay and the rooms on the history of the Louvre, Musée du Louvre, the collections of Daniel Filipacchi and Nesuhi Ertegun at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, exhibitions at the Grand Palais and at the Villa Medici in Rome (both 1999), and Nijinsky exhibition at the Musée d' Orsay ( 2000-01 ) and the Salon du meuble de Paris ( 2002).

He was also responsible for the French Pavilion at the EXPO 1992 in Seville, the furniture of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, and the establishment of the National Museum in Luxembourg.

As a set designer

Since 1968 Peduzzi is responsible for all equipment by Patrice Chéreau spoken theater and opera productions. Legendary was his equipment of Chéreau'schen Ring des Nibelungen for the 100th anniversary of the Richard Wagner Festival in Bayreuth 1976 - also known as the century ring conductor was Pierre Boulez. The same team was led by audiences and critics for the premiere of the completed by Friedrich Cerha Lulu by Alban Berg in Paris in 1979 - celebrated - with additional performances at La Scala in Milan. Maximum was also successfully Chéreau and Peduzzis work for the Festival d' Aix -en -Provence ( shown in 2005, and later in Paris and Vienna) Così fan tutte and Leoš Janáček's From the House of the Dead (2007, then in Vienna and Berlin).

For the Salzburg Festival Peduzzi designed the stage sets for Chéreau Don Giovanni (1994 ), Luc Bondy 's Nozze di Figaro (1995 ) and Peter Zadek's production of The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (1998). With Luc Bondy Peduzzi has been working since the late 1980s together - for example, the time and the room (1989 on the stage at Rosa Luxemburg Platz ), The Turn of the Screw (2001 at the Festival d' Aix -en- Provence), Racine's Phèdre (2003 in Paris) or Handel's Hercules ( 2005 to the Vienna Festival ).