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Paolo Giani Cei

Assistant staging of Lucia di Lammermoor

Paolo Giani Cei was born in Turin where he got a diploma and masters in theoretical economics. Since 2008, he has followed Stefano Poda around the world as production, set, costume and lighting assistant. For the inauguration of the 77th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino he penned the dramaturgy of Tristan und Isolde by Wagner conducted by Zubin Mehta. In 2013 and 2015 he oversaw the reprisal of Nabucco at the Pordenone and Udine theatres and at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste. In 2014 he directed his own production of Madama Butterfly at the Teatro Verdi in Padua.

At the Opéra de Lausanne: Ariodante and Faust (2016).