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Carlos Soto

About this Artist

Carlos Soto is a New York-based designer and creative director’s credits include Orfeo (Santa Fe Opera, dir. Yuval Sharon); Proximity (Lyric Opera of Chicago with Yuval Sharon); The Valkyries (Detroit Opera, dir. Yuval Sharon); Tristan und Isolde (Santa Fe Opera, dir. Zack Winokur); Only An Octave Apart with Justin Vivian Bond and Anthony Roth Costanzo (St. Ann’s Warehouse, Wilton's Music Hall, Spoleto Festival); The No One's Rose by composer Matthew Aucoin and choreographer Bobbi Jene Smith (Stanford Live); The Black Clown with Davóne Tines (ART, Lincoln Center, 2018-19). Other recent highlights include Eldorado Ballroom (BAM, designed and co-curated with Solange Knowles); Passage with Solange Knowles & Wu Tsang (International Woolmark Prize 2021), In Past Pupils and Smiles with Knowles (Venice Biennale, 2019), Witness! (Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg and Sydney Opera House, 2019/20), and When I Get Home (film and concert tour 2019). Soto has collaborated closely with Robert Wilson since 1997, most recently on Bach 6 Solo, Der Messias, and I was sitting on my patio this guy appeared I thought I was hallucinating.