Alfons Flores.

Scenographer

Alfons Flores (Barcelona, 1957) starts his professional career as scenographer in 1978 for GAT, the group he helped found in L’Hospitalet del Llobregat (Barcelona) in 1978. His work includes stage designs for theater, opera, urban sets, and big events. Flores has collaborated with directors such as Calixto Bieito, Josep Lluís Bozzo, Carlos Wagner, Guy Joosten and Àlex Ollé, or Carlus Padrissa of the company La Fura dels Baus.

His talent has led him to premiere in theaters such as the National Theater of Catalonia, Birmingham Repertory Theater, Edinburgh International Festival, Mérida Classical Theatre Festival, Festspillene and Bergen, and the Deutsches N. Theater S. Weimar with plays such as La Celestina (2004), The Persians, Requiem for a Soldier, and Tirant lo Blanch (2007), Afinidades electivas (2011), La familia irreal (2012), Sol/Ensam (2015), or Scaramouche (2016). His experience in the opera world has taken him to premiere at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Teatro Real, English National Opera, Covent Garden, Sydney Opera House, Lyon Opera, Staats Oper Stuttgart, and Paris Opera, among others iconic venues, with scenographies such as Carmen (1999 and 2011), Un Ballo in Maschera (2000, 2010 and 2013), Wozzeck (2005 and 2009), Król RogerQuartettTristan & IsoldeOedipe (2011), Don CarloNormaLa Bohème (2016), and AlcesteJoan of Arc (2017). Among his recognitions, the Barcelona Critics Prize in 1996, 1998 and 2009, The Irish Times Theater Award in 2000 for Best Set Design in Barbaric Comedies, and a nomination as Best Scenographer at The International Opera Awards in 2017.