The set and costume designer Annemarie Woods is working at Oper Frankfurt for the first time. Later this season she designs costumes for a new production of Madama Butterfly at Zurich Opera directed by Ted Huffman (house debut for them both). Other future projects include Eugen Onegin at Scottish Opera in Glasgow and Cherubini's Medea at the Wexford Festival. She works regularly at Northern Ireland Opera in Belfast, most recently on Radamisto and Don Giovanni. She was engaged by the Opera National de Lorraine in Nancy for a Gianni Schicchi / L’Heure espagnole double bill. Earlier on in her career she spent time at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Oper Graz, Welsh National Opera, the Luzern Theater, Landestheater Linz and the Staatstheater in Karlsruhe. In 2011 she and Sam Brown won the European Opera Prize and the Graz Ring Award. She was nominated for an International Opera Award in 2016.