Ring Award Graz competition proposal
Director Ruth Mariner
Set & Costume Designer Valeria Pacchiani
Photographer Valeria Pacchiani
THEMES central to the opera Don Pasquale are solitude vs marital life, power, tradition and manipulation. The key way we have chosen to illuminate these themes, is to present Don Pasquale’s world as set in an inaccessible fortress surrounded by giant concrete towers: a Kingdom which he can rule and control as he wishes by moving the blocks around the stage.