Orpheus Moments
[seriamente un’opera buffa]

Multilingual music theater in German, English, French and Italian

for four performers, soprano, countertenor, tenor, bass-baritone, flute (doubling piccolo, bass flute), clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), trombone, keyboard, percussion, violin, viola and cello (2017)

30 minutes

concept, dramaturgy, composition, texts, scenography, staging:

Friederike Blum, Jakob Boeckh, Ole Hübner, Tassilo Tesche

soprano (Eurydice): Julia Mihály

countertenor (The Composer): Michael Taylor

tenor (The Actor Playing Orpheus): Pablo Bottinelli

bass-baritone (The Technician): Timotheus Maas

performance: Friederike Blum, Jakob Boeckh, Ole Hübner, Tassilo Tesche

Ex Novo Ensemble (Filippo Perocco, conductor)

performance: October 6, 2017, La Biennale di Venezia / 61st International Festival of Contemporary Music, Teatro Piccolo Arsenale Venice

Orpheus Moments_1_credit_ Lucia Menegazz
Orpheus Moments_3_credit_ Lucia Menegazz
Orpheus Moments_2_credit_ Lucia Menegazz
Orpheus Moments_4_credit_ Lucia Menegazz