Concert Opera

Infinite Now

kalila Wa Dimnakalila Wa Dimna © N. Prats
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Wednesday, 14 June 2017 — 8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique

Program

  • Chaya Czernowin
    Infinite Now opéra en version de concert
  • Livret de Chaya Czernowin et Luk Perceval
  • d'après Erich Maria Remarque et Can Xue

Distribution

  • Opera Vlaanderen
  • Titus Engel, conducting
  • Karen Vourc’h, soprano
  • Ludovica Bello, mezzo-soprano
  • Noa Frenkel, viola
  • Terry Wey, contre-ténor
  • Vincenzo Neri, baritone
  • David Salsberry Fry, bass
  • Nico Couck, guitar
  • Yaron Deutsch, electric guitar
  • Séverine Ballon, cello
  • Christina Meißner, cello
  • Didier de Neck, actor
  • Roy Aernouts, actor
  • Gilles Welinski, actor
  • Oana Solomon, actoress
  • Rainer Süßmilch, actor
  • Benjamin-Lew Klon, actor
  • Carlo Laurenzi, réalisation informatique musicale Ircam
The libretto of her opera Infinite Now, by the Israeli composer Chaya Czernowin (born in 1957), is based  on a montage between a short story by the Chinese female writer Can Xue and various texts describing life at the Front during the First World War: All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque and soldiers’ letters.
Coproduction Opera Vlaanderen, Nationaltheater Mannheim, Ircam–Centre Pompidou, Philharmonie de Paris
Dans le cadre de ManiFeste-2017, festival de l’Ircam, ce projet a reçu le label Centenaire délivré par la Mission du Centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale.

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Images d'une oeuvre n°22: "Infinite Now" de Chaya Czernowin