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International Award winning Lighting Designer Jesper Garde Kongshaug

Kæmpe succes med BLIXEN ballet

Det Kongelige Teaters store opsætning af BLIXEN genoptages næste sæson 2021.
En stor glæde.

https://kglteater.dk/det- sker/sason-20202021/balle t/blixen/

Operation ORFEO by Hotel Proforma

We are currently restaging in Riga and reopening in Copenhagen and Aarhus 2021.

On WORLD tour for more than 10 years, being the second most performed Danish Opera, ORFEO is still alive and kicking ... !

Performed in Sydney Opera House, BAM-New York and all of Europe.

See US interview about the lighting design in link below.

https://www.livedesignonl ine.com/mag/otherworldly- light

Se video link:

https://vimeo.com/5721346 4

Mozart - "Idomeneo" - lighting design

Restaged in Tel Aviv Opera, 2020.

Christoph Eschenbach | Dirigent
Kasper Holten | Regie
Mia Stensgaard | Buhne
Anja Vang Kragh | Kostume
Jesper Kongshaug | Licht und Video
Signe Fabricius | Bewegungsregie
Adrian Mourby | Dramaturgie
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Streamed in HD worldwide on Staatsoper TV-network on October 14.

https://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=XYdSEYkgubc&featur e=youtu.be

Meistersinger by Wagner in Covent Garden - London

This performance opened in March 2017 in London..
Has been restaged with new lighting in Beijing, China and in Melbourne, Australia. What a fantastic journey.

https://scenograf.dk/vaer k/meistersinger

London Soho Lighting Festival

Nordic DeLights - "Another me" by Jesper Kongshaug
January- February 2018

https://www.thisissoho.co .uk/news/nordic-delights- light-festival-soho/

London Soho Lighting Festival

Nordic DeLights - Another me by Jesper Kongshaug

See also
https://www.youtube.com/w atch?time_continue=37&v=a cjiYyXTTyc

https://www.thisissoho.co .uk/news/nordic-delights- light-festival-soho/

John F Kennedy Center, Washington DC

Installation was commissioned by the Kennedy Center for Nordic Cool Festival.
Jesper Kongshaug recreates the effect of the Northern Lights on all four sides of the Kennedy Center facade.
https://imageengineering. com/portfolio/nordic-cool /

Hardware and maintenance supplied by imageengineering.com/

Washington Post front page article:
https://www.facebook.com/ photo.php?fbid=1015145715 7477417&l=d40ab13b97

It is featured twice in all episodes of
House of Cards season 2 during the pre-roll.

Live link below:

http://youtu.be/fuZh_HiY lss

TOSCA by Puccini - ZOOM + for større side og klik

Stage Director is Peter Langdal
Set Design by Karin Betz

"TOSCA" at Royal Danish Opera.

5th season running


Kosmos+ for Hotel Pro Forma

- a Big-Bang Family Performance about the Wonders of the Universe !

See youtube link below and also
https://www.hotelproforma .dk/project/cosmos/

https://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=nBnf35y5nJc#t=37

Akram Khan Dance Company U.K.

Akram Khan dance company:
"Vertical Road" - lighting design

On world tour 2010-2012.

http://www.akramkhancompa ny.net/
Photographer: Richard Haughton

http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=vfflMh2BBqo

Science festival - interactive laser lighting

Different graphic themes like "DISCOVER, INSPIRE, EXPLORE..."
projected on Carlsberg and controlled by text-message on your phone.
Laser installation in June 2014 commisioned by Danish Council for Research.

https://scienceinthecity. dk/

War Sum Up - Music, Manga , Machines

Hotel Pro Forma production.

REUMERT 2012 award winner for best set design.
By Kirsten Dehlholm and Willie Flint and Jesper Kongshaug.
Costumes by Henrik Vibskov

Performances at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York
Novenber 2013.

http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=NlwSJ1CEDAY

PARSIFAL - Poznan, Poland

Wagners Parsifal

Stage Direction: Kirsten Dehlholm
Choreograph: Jon R. Skulberg
Arkitekt: David Zahle
Videoprojections: Amanda Szabo
Costumes: Henrik Vibskov

https://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=zqEoIKSvVgI

Den Uendelige Historie

Halogaland Teater i Tromsø, Norge i regi af Erlend Samnøen


Eurovision skyLINE

Byrumsevent i anledning af Eurovision, bestilt af Kulturstyrelsen

Lighting event in the public space in Copenhagen - during Eurovision Song Contest - #JoinUs

https://www.facebook.com/ eurovisionskyline

Koncert turne med komponist Borup-Jørgensens musik

Se artikel om Axel Borup-Jørgensen.
http://www.information.dk /317988

https://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=dDR7EGGUBMs

https://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=OnhCYLv-l7g

Tristan und Isolde at Helsinki National Opera

Staged by Elisabeth Linton and in set design by Steffgen Aarfing and costume design by Marie Idali.

http://www.operanews.com/ Opera_News_Magazine/2013/ 9/Reviews/HELSINKI__Trist an_und_Isolde.html

Stage-productions on worldwide:

"Idomeneo" by Mozart, Wiener Staatsoper
"Lohengrin" in Novaya Opera, Moscow
"Lohengrin" in Deutsche Oper, Berlin
"Cosmos+", Hotel Pro Forma (performing in Christiania)
War Sum Up. Hotel Pro Forma (going to Taiwan)
"Kari Bremnes" rock tour in Norway
"The Capital" in Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre
"The Cronic life", Odin Theatre touring
"Rasmus Klump" i Holbæk.

Download performance and touring details:

http://www.jesperkongshau g.com/downloads.php

Henrik Vibskov event på Glyptoteket

http://henrikvibskov.com/ index.php?/news/news/

http://copenhagenlightfes tival.org/

Kari Bremnes rock-teater turne i Norge

Turne med lys og video-pixel-mapping for bandet omkring Kari Bremnes i 19 byer i Norge og for Halogaland Teater i Tromsø.

"Så var det lyset...Fargevekslingene, vingeslagene, assosiasjonene gjennom det lyset med alt vi er og alt vi har."Nordlys.

2 month Rock tour in Norway for Kari Bremnes band.

http://www.nrk.no/nordnyt t/_-fantastisk-og-suveren -1.12167276

Lohengrin by Wagner in Deutsche Oper

New Lohengrin production in Berlin opened April 15., 2012. It is still running in repertoire. See link for photos and video below:

https://deutscheoperberli n.de/de_DE/calendar/lohen grin.16394647

Verdi: Falstaff at the Opera

Royal Danish Opera :
Verdis: Falstaf

Stage Directing by Peter Langdal
Conductor Leo Hussain
Set: Ashley Martin-Davis
Costumes: Karin Betz

Video link:

https://kglteater.dk/medv irkende/j/jesper-kongshau g/

Lohengrin i Moskva - Lohengrin in Moskow

Wagner: Lohengrin Opera by Wagner staged in Moskow at Novaya Opera in 2008, still performing

Lohengrin Opera opsat i 2008 og stadig i repertoire i Moskva.

https://novayaopera.ru/en /afisha-i-bilety/

Miss Saigon in Malmø, Sweden

Lighting design for new production of Miss Saigon:

Set design Martin Chocholousek
Sounddesign Nick Lidster for Autograph
Costume design Annsofi Nyberg
Choreografi Roger Lybeck
Stage directing Ronny Danielsson

https://www.malmoopera.se /forestallningar/miss-sai gon-0

RITUAL - Next Zone

Award nominated break dance performance, with inuit theme by choreographer LENE BOEL.

"Cinematic Moves 1+2", "Shaman", "Ritual" og "Berserk" international touring to Canada, Russia, Iceland, Faroe Islands, and several times to Greenland.

http://www.nextzonemoves. dk/index.php?id=12

Latter i Mørket - HOTEL PRO FORMA

I co-produktion med Republique er Nabokovs roman nu teater

https://www.hotelproforma .dk/project/laughter-in-t he-dark/

Genoneva in New York

Genoneva by Robert Schumann in New York State, USA at Bard SummerScape.
Architect Frank Gehrys building in Hudson Valley.

http://www.fishercenter.b ard.edu/

HAMLET in Tromsø¸, Norway

Shakespeares HAMLET in new lighting design for Halogaland Theatre, also touring to Arkangelsk, RUSSIA.

Nina Wester instruerer på Halogaland Teater i Daniel Akerstrøms scenografi.

https://halogalandteater. no/produksjon/2011/hamlet

Richard Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten

Winner of 2011 Reumert Award "Opera of the year".

Lysdesign til Kaspers afskedsforestilling på Operaen.

Lighting Design for Richard Strauss: "Frau ohne Schatten".

https://kglteater.dk/en/w hats-on/season-2015-2016/ opera/die-frau-ohne-schat ten/

The Copenhagen Ring - Det Kongelige Teater

Awarded for Best Opera-DVD in 2009 by Gramophone.

Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) by Richard Wagner was staged from 2003 to 2006. JK did the lighting design for all four:
Das Rheingold (The Rhine Gold), Die Walkure (The Valkyrie)
Siegfried, Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods)

Niebelungens Ring spillede i foråret 2006 på det Kongelige Teater, Operaen på Holmen, Jesper Kongshaug skabte lys til de 4 operaer.

Reumert prisvinder

https://www.gramophone.co .uk/blogs/article/must-we -witness-denmark-s-great- operatic-decline

Ifigenia in Aulis

Royal Theatre Copenhagen: Directed by Kasper Holten and Steffen Aarfing was set designer and costumes by Marie iDali.

http://gregersdh.dk/?p=64 8

Tomorrow in a Year

Hotel Profroma opening on the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen - about Darwin- now on international tour to Germany, Sweden and Melbourne, Australia.
Photo: Laser and smoke with music by the Knife.
See hotelproforma.dk


Cunning Little Vixen

Pre-production for art opera tour project "Cunning Little Vixen" for producer Sarah Ford and
director Stephan Grøgler and
with begium artisk Arne Quinze (photo)

Photo from meeting in Quinze sculpture at Louisiana Museum.

Swiss opening in September, 2014.


Figaros Bryllup -Mozart Opera- Theater an der Wien

LD for "Nozze de Figaro" and "Die Besessenen" staged in Theater an der Wien in Vienna.
Picture from Theater an der Wien.

"Die Besessenen" video link:

http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=0u8IDTPZKuM

The Koldinghus Fire - 200 years event

En historisk genskabelse af branden på Koldinghus for Mungo Park Bureau.
Se den arkitektoniske sektion for flere fotos.
Photo: Laura Stamer.


https://jyllands-posten.d k/indland/ECE3935952/Kold inghus-sat-i-flammer-med- lys-og-r%C3%B8g/

Lightshow across Danmark

Photo of live Light Installation, on the opening event for digital Television, running in sync on seven locations in Denmark.

vnr.TV did Video News Release

Nordic Rentals did all logistics.
Falcon Alpha One - 7 kWatt Xenon scontrolled by GrandMA.

Event til markering af digitalisering af TV,
sponseret af Boxer TV, på 7 forskellige TV sendere fordelt i Danmark.

http://stiften.dk/aarhus/ lys-flaengede-aftenhimlen

ORDET by Kaj Munk - The Royal Theatre

Lyssætning til Skuespillet ORDET af Kaj Munk iscenesat af Lars Noren. Her ses Helle Hertz.

Forestillingen blev nomineret til årets Reumert-pris.


Reumert prisnomineret i 2013 er Jeppe på Bjerget i JK lysdesign. http://www.aaretsreumert. dk/bikubens-h%C3%A6derspr is-2013

http://www.aaretsreumert. dk/%C3%A5rets-scenograf-2 012

Hotel Pro Forma - Hans Christian Andersen

Hotel Pro Formas H.C. Andersen forestilling, JEG ER KUN SKINDØD, har vundet juryens specialpris på den 40. Beograd Internationale Teaterfestival (BITEF) i Serbien. BITEF Festivalen var det sidste stop efter gæstespil på Schauspiel Køln, Venedig Biennale, Berliner Festspiele og Christiansborg Ridehus i København.

Touring production about the life of H.C.Andersen

http://www.hotelproforma. dk/


Set and lighting design for UNICEF stand-up comedy show, available on DVD.
All proceeds will be donated to UNICEF for children.

"Talegaver til børn" i Forum, dec. 2007.
Scenografi og lysdesign til TV/live show.

Indtægter fra DVD/TV er doneret til UNICEF.


Den Blå Planet - new Danish Aquarium

The Blue Planet is new aquarium for Denmark won in competion together with architects 3XN.dk and Kvorning Design.
Opened March 2013.

Lighting Design for exhibit and indoor architecture and exterior.


Den Blå Planet - nyt Danmarks Akvarium på Amager
Konkurrence vundet med arkitektfirma 3 x Nielsen og Kvorning Design.

Picture of foyer lighting by Adam Mørk

https://3xn.com/project/b lue-planet

Thor i Dyrehaven

"I guder" skriver Monna Dithmer i Politiken den 4. juni 2006 om forestillingen Thor og uddeler 5 ud af 6 stjerner. "Med overvældende billedkraft har dramaet om Odinsønnerne Thor og Balder samt alle de andre superhelte og skurke foldet sig ud i Christian Friedlænders fabulerende, nordisk-østerlandske scenelandskab med knaldrå¸de tempel-atige bygninger, tårnhøje obelisk platforme og gangbroer - tilsat Jesper Kongshaugs unikke fornemmelse for lys."

Outdoor staging of "THOR"

Foto: Per Morten Abrahamsen


Kalmar byteater

"Den som vandrar om natten" baseret på Marianne Fredrikssons roman med ur premiere i Kalmar

Fotograf Bertil Hertzberg

Opening in Kalmar, Sweden.


Den 3. tango med Vision 3. (GIF animation)

I marts 2005 viste forestillingen "Den 3. Tango" på Kaleidoskop en helt ny virkelighed ved hjælp af 3D-animationer i peppers-ghost. Ved hjælp af Jesper Kongshaugs lyssætning blev oplevelsen total.


Don Carlos, Opera

Opera iscenesat af Kasper Bech Holten med Scenografi af Steffen Aarfing

Reumert prisnomineret


Lyset over Skagen

Jesper Kongshaug er aktuel med musicalen "Lyset over Skagen", som har turneret landet rundt.

Til denne musical skabte Jesper Kongshaug scenografi og lysdesign.

Set design and lighting design for extensive musical tour: "The Lights of Skagen". RE-Opening 2014 reopened 2019.

https://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=WT5aQjlYTrI

Hedda Gabler (GIF animation)

"...i Ibsens erotiske gletscherdrama Hedda Gabler i Jesper
Kongshaugs sugende underbevidsthedslys" skriver Anne Middelboe
Christensen i anmeldelsen i Information af Hedda på
Betty Nansen Teatret 7. marts 2006.

Gæstespil på Nationalteatret i Oslo.

Foto-animation af fotograf Laura Stamer

http://www.stamerskontor. dk/

Ballet - Nutcracker at the Royal

Royal Danish Ballet - Nutcracker - choreographed by Kenneth Greve.

Nøddeknækkeren - Det Kongelige Teater, Gl. Scene, nyopsætning ved Kenneth Greve og Peter Langdal. Scenografi Karin Betz. Lysdesign Jesper Kongshaug.

http://www.teateranmeldel se.dk/DetKglTeater/Noddek naekkeren/Noddeknaekkeren .htm

Operation Orfeo, Hotel Pro Forma (GIF animation)

OPERAtion ORFEO by Hotel Proforma.
World Tour including Sydney Opera House and BAM Festival NYC. Directed by Kirsten Dehlholm and set design by Maja Ravn. See https://www.hotelproforma .dk/envira_gallery/operat ion-orfeo-1993/

VIDEO LINK (without laser effect):

http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=0djxO9WyJ4w

City Lights Event,

En gruppe studerende fra RUC tog initiativ til at Sortedams Dosseringen og Sankt Hans Gade fik lys og performance-kunst en week-end i januar.

Lighting event in Copenhagen 2009.
Lighting event in Elsinore, 2010.

http://ibyen.dk/gadeplan/ article625527.ece

SE09 at Glyptotek

7 scenarios of different lighting for dialog

Glyptoteket husede Snedkernes Efterårsudstilling 2009 i lys og indretning af Jesper Kongshaug.

7 forskellige lysscenarier viste skiftende kvaliteter i møbler og rum.

http://www.glyptoteket.co m/whats-on/calendar

Interview PDF in Danish

Interview for "Kristeligt Dagblad".

To download interview as .pdf goto "cv" and select the interview.

Fotograf: Malene Korsgaard Lauritsen

http://www.kristeligt-dag blad.dk/artikel/355222:Li v---Sjael--Paa-broen-mell em-skygge-og-lys


Download CV in CV/PDF section.

......... award: "Gramophone" DVD award to "The Copenhagen Ring":
kglteater.dk/Aktuelt/Nyhe der/Nyhedsarkiv/2009/Ring en%20streames.aspx

......... media:
www.kristeligt-dagblad.dk /artikel/355222:Liv---Sja el--Paa-broen-mellem-skyg ge-og-lys

New colors for LEE filters: http://www.leefilters.com /lighting/designer-list.h tml

ESTA member

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USITT member

Paper on lighting as art in the public space by Kongshaug in Fort Worth for the
54th Annual Conference & Stage Expo
March 26-29, 2014


Dansk Center for LYS medlem

Dansk Center for Lys (DCL) er et videncenter for lys og belysning, der blev stiftet i 1948 (under navnet Lysteknisk Selskab). Centrets formål er at udbrede kendskabet til god og hensigtsmæssig belysning.

Foredrag om LED på Lysets dag

http://www.centerforlys.d k/index2.php

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