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Opera

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A 21st-century opera by Atelier Bildraum, Frederik Neyrinck & Sabryna Pierre

LOD Muziektheater
ASKO|SCHÖNBERG

FREDERIK NEYRINCK
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ASKO|SCHÖNBERG
conductor Joey Marijs
soprano Lieselot De Wilde
actor Tibo Vandenborre
libretto Sabryna Pierre
direction & scenography Atelier Bildraum (Charlotte Bouckaert & Steve Salembier)

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Première
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
20:15 hours
NEXT Festival
Kortrijk (Be)
Kunstencentrum BUDA
Thursday, 15 November 2018
20:15 hours
Next Festival
Kortrijk (Be)
Kunstencentrum BUDA
Thursday, 22 November 2018
20:15 hours
Donderdagavondserie
Amsterdam
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
Tuesday, 27 November 2018
20:00 hours
Vooruit
Gent
Minardschouwburg
Wednesday, 28 November 2018
20:00 hours
Vooruit
Gent
Minardschouwburg
Tuesday, 8 January 2019
20:00 hours
Luxemburg
Grand Theatre de Luxembourg
Wednesday, 9 January 2019
20:00 hours
Luxemburg
Grand Theatre de Luxembourg
Friday, 12 April 2019
21:00 hours
Lissabon
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Saturday, 13 April 2019
21:00 hours
Lissabon
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Monday, 20 May 2019
20:15 hours
Operadagen Rotterdam
Rotterdam
Theater Rotterdam
Tuesday, 4 June 2019
20:00 hours
Luxemburg
Grand Theatre de Luxembourg
Wednesday, 12 June 2019
hours
Snape Maltings (GB)
Aldeburgh Festival

Two performances: 5.30pm and 9pm.

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A mythical selfie reworked into opera.

After almost one and half centuries, the death mask of L’Inconnue de la Seine continues to fascinate us. The mysterious smile of this young, unknown woman, reported to have drowned in the Seine, now has a cult status. i c o n transfers this 19th-century myth to the context of contemporary visual culture and thereby gives rise to a universal story on beauty, transience and death.
i c o n is a hybrid mix of photoshoot, film set and concert. Portraits are taken live on stage and photo and video images are projected in a virtually instantaneous stream. This way the operasheds light on how we relate to portraits of people in the 21st-century. Just as in Andy Warhol’s Factory events, the boundaries between artist and spectator become blurred. The icon becomes the viewer, model becomes photographer, man becomes woman and victim in his turn becomes perpetrator.
In i c o n, Atelier Bildraum, Frederik Neyrinck and Sabryna Pierre create an all-round experience in which dream and reality are interchangeable.

Production: LOD muziektheater, Coproduction Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian Lissabon, Asko|Schönberg Amsterdam, Vooruit. Supported by ENOA : Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

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