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Requiem pour L, 8.–9. April

Requiem pour L,
8.–9. April

Spilles: Mon 08. Apr Tue 09. Apr

Mozart’s Requiem as you have never heard it before. A requiem, but at the same time an uplifting celebration of life.

This is the most recent collaboration by the choreographer and director Alain Platel and the composer Fabrizio Cassol, who were also behind the production Coupe Fatal performed at Dansens Hus in 2015.

A group of 14 exceptional musicians with backgrounds from Africa, Brazil and Europe give you a reconstructed Mozart, in which the music is influenced by African rhythms, jazz and opera. This is as much a concert as a dance performance. Platel and Cassol show us a poignant, visual world of death and rituals underpinned by movement, Mozart's Requiem and a powerful cinematic portrayal of a woman’s deathbed, which runs throughout the performance.

- kan stå for hva teatret kan bli i kontekst av det tidlige 21. århundret - et i sannhet transnasjonalt stykke samtidsteater

Norsk Shakespeare Tidsskrift

- Platel’s handling of this touchy topic is epic, but sensitive - a largely extraordinary experience ★★★★

The Times

With

Direction:
Alain Platel
Music:
Fabrizio Cassol after Mozarts Requiem
Conductor:
Rodriguez Vangama
With and by:
Rodriguez Vangama (gitar og elektrisk bass)
Boule Mpanya
Fredy Massamba
Russell Tshiebua (vokal)
Nobulumko Mngxekeza
Owen Metsileng
Stephen Diaz/Rodrigo Ferreira (lyrisk vokal)
Joao Barradas/Charles Kieny (accordion)
Kojack Kossakamvwe (elektrisk gitar)
Niels Van Heertum (euphonium)
Bouton Kalanda
Erick Ngoya
Silva Makengo (likembe)
Michel Seba (percusjon)
Dramaturgy:
Hildegard De Vuyst
Musical assistant:
Maribeth Diggle
Choreographic assistant:
Quan Bui Ngoc
Video:
Simon Van Rompay
Camera:
Natan Rosseel
Set design:
Alain Platel
Set realized by:
Wim Van de Cappelle in collaboration with scenography atelier NTGent
Light design:
Carlo Bourguignon
Sound design:
Carlo Thompson, Guillaume Desmet
Costume design:
Dorine Demuynck
Stage manager:
Wim Van de Cappelle
Photography:
Chris Van der Burght
Production managers:
Katrien Van Gysegem
Valerie Desmet
Direction assistant and tour manager:
Steve De Schepper
Trainee performing arts:
Lisaboa Houbrechts
Trainee theatre engeneering:
Ijf Boullet
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