Mikael Sylvest is a Danish Lighting Designer (b.1975) based in Copenhagen who has worked for the last 25 years creating designs for Theater, Opera, Dance, Concerts, Architecture, Events and TV in Denmark and abroad.
2019
Carmen
Director: Runar Hodne
Opera Hedeland
Carrying A Dream 
Choreographer: Tim Rushton
Danish Dance Theater
A Column of Fire
Director: Mads M. Nielsen
Bellevue Theater
Carmen på Kajen
Bornholms Theater
Syng Norden Sammen
Director: Astrid Vang-Pedersen
Aarhus Musikhus
Fantasymphony
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
DR Concerthall
Elements Of The North
Director: Astrid Vang-Pedersen
Aarhus Musikhus
SummerConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
Murder at the Symphony
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
DR Concerthall
2018
Furioso
Choreographer: Meryl Tankard
Royal Ballet Flanders, Tour Belgium
The Devil's Apprentice
Director: Peter Langdal
Refshaleøen, Copenhagen
DeTour Festival 
Producer: Sara Jordan
Edison Theater, Copehagen
Mor & Far sidder i Grøften
Director: Niclas Bendixsen
Tivoli, Copenhagen
68
Director: Christian Lollike
The Royal Danish Theater, Copenhagen
The Morricone Duel
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
SummerConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
Gaming In Symphony
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
DR Concerthall, Copehagen
Stemmer Bygger Bro
Director: Astrid Vang-Pedersen & Pelle Kann
Aarhus Musikhus
Castle Concert
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Ledreborg Castle
ChristmasConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen.
2017
Rapunzel
Director: Kajsa Giertz
Helsingborg Stadstheater, Sweden
La Fanciulla Del West
Director: Christoffer Berdal
The Royal Danish Opera
DeTour Festival
Producer: Sara Jordan
Dansekapellet, Copenhagen
The Best Intensions
Director: Emmet Feigenberg
Aarhus Theater
Jesus Christ Superstar
Director: Elisabeth Linton
Aarhus Theater
Niels Klim's Journey Under the Ground
Director: Peter Schrøder
Vendsyssel Theater
If/Then
Director: Philip Zandén
Malmö Opera, Sweden
Voices Of Aarhus
Director: Astrid Vang-Pedersen & Pelle Kann
Aarhus Musikhus
Galaxymphony
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
Castle Concert
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Ledreborg Castle
SummerConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
Gaming Concert
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
ChristmasConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen.
Rock Fossil
Exhibition designer: Eilev Skinnarmo
GeoMuseum, Faxe
2016
Aida
Director: Roger Vontobel
Mannheim Opera, Germany
Robinson
Director: Sara Cronberg
Helsingborg Stadsteater, Sweden
ChristmasConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen.
Classic on the Edge
Musical Director: Andrea Pellegrini
Bornholms Teater, Rønne
DJBFA Awardshow
Vega, Copehagen
Lars Von Trier Concert
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
TVserier Concert
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
Castle Concert
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Ledreborg Castle
SummerConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
Sound of North
Musical Director: Frans Bak
BoraBora, Aarhus
Angels and Deamons
The Danish National Vocal Ensemble
Christians Church, Copenhagen
2015
A Streetcar Named Desire
Director: Egill Pálsson
The Royal Danish Theater, Copenhagen
The Imaginary Invalide
Director: Ulla Gottlieb & Anna Novovic
Helsingborg Stadsteater, Sweden
Alcina
Director: Francisco Negrin
The Royal Danish Opera
Danish Industri Business Summit 2015
Event Production: Shoot Happens
Forum Arena, Copenhagen
ChristmasConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen.
Castle Concert
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Ledreborg Castle
SummerConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen

2014
Le Comte Ory
Director: Linda Mallik
Malmö Opera, Sweden
And to dust you shall return
Director: Marcos Morau
Skånes Dansteater, Sweden
The Snow Queen
Director: Martin Tulinius
Theatre Republique, Copehagen
The Cherry Orchard
Director: Vibeke Bjelke
Helsingborg Stadsteater, Sweden
Upassende
Director: Frank Hvam
Bremen Theater, Copehagen
ChristmasConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen.
Liquid Rooms
Odense Symphony Orchestra
DOK5000, Odense
SummerConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
2013
A Drumplay
Director: Tzara Tristana
Den Fysnke Opera, Odense
The Trial
Director: Martin Tulinius
Theater Republique, Copenhagen.
Freuds Friday
Event Production: Golden Days
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
Copenhagen Science City
Event Production: Golden Days
Copenhagen University
ChristmasConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
Saint Cecilia Night
The National Chamber Orchestra
Christiansborg Palace Chapel, Copenhagen
Outlandish
The National Chamber Orchestra
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
SummerConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
PigesindKvindesind - A Tribute to Tove Ditlevsen
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen

2012
Let's Make an Opera! The Little Sweep
Director: Robin Norton-Hale
Malmö Opera, Sweden
The Three Musketeers
Director: Frede Guldbrandsen
Odense Theater
Faust
Director: Ronald Rørvik
Kristiansund Opera, Norway
The Alchemist
Director: Leif Stinnerbom
Kristiansund Opera, Norway
ChristmasConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
Director: Pelle Kann
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
Dido & Aeneas
Director: Elisabeth Linton
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen

2011
Politik
Director: Vibeke Bjelke
Helsingborg Stadsteater, Sweden
Tjuvar
Director: Anna Novovic
Helsingborg Stadsteater, Sweden
4 Times Hundred 
Choreographer: Edhem Jesenkovic
Dansehallerne, Copenhagen
Fanny og Alexander
Director: Emmet Feigenberg
The Royal Danish Theater, Copenhagen
Stitch
Choreographer: Martin Forsberg
Dansehallerne, Copenhagen
ChristmasConcert The Danish National Girls Choir
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
New Year's Concert
Queen's Hall, The Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen
2010
Ekman's Triptych - A Study of Entertainment
Choreographer: Alexander Ekman
Cullberg Ballet, Stockholm
Noir
Director: Martin Tulinius
Theater Republique, Copenhagen
Waiting In Nowhere
Director: Christoffer Berdal
The Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen
Tina Dickow Concertmovie
Director: Benjamin Hesselholdt
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
Voldsom Vivaldi
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
New Year's Concert
Queen's Hall, The Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen

2009
Tännhauser
Director: Kasper Holten
The Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen
CaDance
Choreographer: Tim Rushton
Bellevue Theater, Copenhagen
Tristan and Isolde
Director: Stig Fogh Andersen
The Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen
Behind 7 Doors
Director: Martin Tulinius
Theater Kaleidoskop, Copenhagen
Slutstrand
Director: Christoffer Berdal
Mammuttheater, Copenhagen
Orfeus & Eurydike (L'anima del filosofo)
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
Choir of Young Belivers Concertmovie
Director: Benjamin Hesselholdt
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
New Year's Concert
Queen's Hall, The Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen
2008
Othello
Choreographer: Louise Midjord
The Royal Danish Ballet, Copenhagen
The Brothers Lionheart
Director: Katrine Wiedemann
The Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen
Don't Let Me Down
Director: Paolo Nani
Vordingborg, Denmark
Efterklang Concertmovie
Director: Benjamin Hesselholdt
DR Concerthall, Copenhagen
New Year's Concert
Queen's Hall, The Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen



2007
LAB15
Choreographer: Alexander Ekman
NDT1, Nederlands Dance Theater
Michael Carøe Show
Director: Martin Tulinius
Tivoli, Copenhagen
1:1
Director: Anna Novovic
PLEX Music Theater, Copenhagen
Träskoprinsessan
Director: Martin Tulinius
Malmö Opera, Sweden
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