credit Mats Bäcker
Since his debut as a lighting designer 1995 he has lit around 250 productions worldwide. In 2005 Linus made his debut as a stage director and has since then directed Freischütz and Les Contes d’Hoffmann for the Swedish Folkoperan in Stockholm, Richard III, Creditors and The God Helmet for the Swedish National Touring Theatre and Hänsel und Gretel at Malmö Opera, to name a few. Linus also directed the divertissements at the 2016 Nobel Banquette in Stockholm City Hall. In October 2017 he staged the new opera Dracula at the Royal Opera in Stockholm, and October 2018 he directed, as well as designed sets and lighting for Norrlandsoperan’s production of La Traviata.
Recent work as a set designer include La Boheme and Rigoletto for Norrlandsoperan, L’Orfeo for Wermland Opera, Red in 3. for Stuttgarter Ballet. Among recent productions Linus has lit are Bayadère at Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, Werther at Opéra National de Lorraine, Thaïs at LA Opera, Don Giovanni and Cosi Fan Tutte at Opera di Firenze, Il Barbiere di Seviglia at Opera di Roma and Lucia di Lammermoor at Teatro Communale di Bologna. A Midsummer Nights Dream at Staatsoper and Volksoper in Vienna, Midsommarnattsdröm by Alexander Ekman and Julia and Romeo by Mats Ek at the Royal Opera in Stockholm. In 2012 he designed the world tour with the re-united Swedish hardcore band Refused, performing in five continents. Upcoming work for Linus is set and lighting design for Ariodante at the world heritage stage Drottningholm Palace Theatre in Stockholm, lighting productions at Komische Oper and Deutsche Oper in Berlin as well as directing the Disney musical Beauty and the Beast at Malmö Opera.
As of March 2019