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Matt Deely
Matt Deely Greater London
Based in: Greater London
Member Of: SBTD
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He was associate set designer to Stefanos Lazaridis on over 20 operas.

He was set designer for: Crime & Punishment, Golden Mask Nomination, director Andrei Konchalovsky Moscow; Rigoletto with Alessandro Talevi & Ran Arthur Braun, Seoul Korea; The Moon Opera and Individual Soliloquy with Yabin Wang Beijing; iTMOi Akram Khan Company World Tour; Kwita Izina, Kwibuka 20 and Ubumuntu Arts Festival Rwanda; Beethoven’s Symphony no.9 and Romeo & Juliet, K-Ballet Tokyo; Opera: Full Moon in March, Southbank; Celtic Woman World Tour; ELITE models show, Shenzhen China; Sun & Heir and Rim of the World,  ROH; Pas Pas moi Va et vient, (Beckett) TNP Lyon; Petra von Kant, Southwark Playhouse; 4 Seasons/Adam Zero, Stadstheatre Bremerhaven; Video: La nuit du train, CDNT Satrouville Paris; The Little Prince, Le Grandes Ballets Montreal; Art director Olympics opening ceremony, London; Currently designing set for Otello at Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre, director Andrei Konchalovsky.

Featured Work

Crime & Punishment

Role/Title: Set Designer
Year of Production Opening: 2016
Venue: Music Theatre, Russia Theatre Pushkin Square
Crime & Punishment is a Rock Opera, with inspirational music from Eduardo Artemiev, which includes many different styles of traditional and modern music from all over Russia, a concept conceived and directed by Andrei Konchalovsky.

It makes a comment on Russian society over 200 years of its history, deriving inspiration from the novel Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, a story on the mental anguish and moral dilemmas of Rodion Raskolnikov, an impoverished ex-student in Saint Petersburg who formulates a plan to kill an unscrupulous pawnbroker for her money, set in modern day Russia it has flashbacks in time.

The set is two remotely controlled moving walls, a suspended room and a background of a brick wall, 32 scenes change effortless, with wall movements, and addition of props, a horse and cart, a Rolls Royce, a Paddy wagon and even a real scale St Petersburg train carriage.


Lighting Designer: Mike Gunning
Director: Andrei Konchalovsky
Writer: Based on Novel Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky 1866
Composer: Music Eduardo Artemiev Libretto Yuri Râšenceva
Choreographer: Yuri Pysokhov
Video Content: Ladislav Balabanov and unit3abs
Hardware and Technology: Polymedia
Costume Designer: Tamara Eshba