Götterdämmerung. Previously: Siegfried (2016), Die Walküre (2015), Das Rheingold (2014).
About the Artist:
Chu Uroz’s costume designs have been seen at HGO in the three previous installments of Wagner’s Ring: Das Rheingold (2014), Die Walküre (2015), and Siegfried (2016). Born in Barcelona, Uroz studied at the Barcelona and Valles schools of architecture before specializing in industrial design at the Elisava School of Design. In 1992 he participated in the artistic direction and costume design of the opening ceremonies for the Olympic Games in Barcelona, in close collaboration with La Fura dels Baus. His work in the Olympics ceremonies earned him a Gold Award. In film, Uroz worked with the late director Bigas Luna on Jamón, jamón (production designer and art director); Huevos de oro (curator and film production); Yo soy la Juani and Di Di Hollywood (production designer); and Comedias bárbaras and Gaudir nouvelle (artistic director). Uroz has also worked for the band U2 as a stage and wardrobe consultant. He has worked as a costume designer and art director with La Fura dels Baus since 2000, and in 2009 he won the prestigious Franco Abbiati Award for his work with La Fura dels Baus in this production of Wagner’s Ring. Other work with La Fura includes the opening ceremony of the Valencia Biennale and the operas Les Troyens, Tannhäuser, Parsifal, Turandot, and Benvenuto Cellini.