Opera The Invisible

05.25, 2019 - 06.19, 2019

“I Will Die”, Yang Zhenzhong’s 20 year ongoing video project be part of Tatjana Gürbaca’s production of Aribert Reimann’s latest opera “The Invisible” at the Staatstheater Braunschweig. On screens in the foyer and on stage, people from all over the world, no matter what language, belief, or nationality will be seen saying the truth: I will die.

About The Opera The Invisible

“L’Invisible” is based on three texts from Belgian symbolist Maurice Maeterlinck which are variations on the themes of the inescapable fact of death and people’s helplessness when faced with it. “L’Invisible” was premiered at Deutsche Oper Berlin in 2017. This is its second staging.

Composer

Aribert Reimann is one of the most important contemporary composers in Germany.

Director

Tatjana Gürbaca is winner of the RING Award, has directed production in many of the major opera houses in Germany aswell as Switzerland and Belgium.

Staatstheater Braunschweig

Staatstheater Braunschweig is one of the oldest public theater and opera houses in Germany going back to the 17th century. Goethe’s “Faust” and many other plays had their first openings here.

IWD new chapter

In Braunschweig Yang Zhenzhong also be creating a new chapter of IWD withthe singers/actors of the opera who will speak or sing the words “I will die”in their native languages, such as English, Hebrew, Chinese, Korean, German, Serbian and Ukrainian etc.

Aribert Reimann “The Invisible”

At Staatstheater Braunschweig

Premiere

2019/05/25, Saturday

Performances

2019/05/25 - 06/19

Director: Tatjana Gürbaca

Conductor: Srba Dinić

Stage designer: Marc Weeger

Costume designer: Silke Willrett

Performers:

Jelena Banković, Kostantin Derri, Zvi Emanuel-Marial, Zhenyi Hou, Samuel Levine, Vincenzo Neri, Jisang Ryu, Dorothea Spilger, Rik Willebrords

Lecture by Yang Zhenzhong

At Kunstverein Braunschweig

2019/05/24, 19:00 Friday

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