Friday, 26 July 2013 11:15

Drei Wasserspiele ready to debut at 38° Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte

For the first time in Italy, the work The three water games / Drei Wasserspiele written by the composer Detlev Glanert  from Hamburg,  will be performed at the Teatro Poliziano on Friday July 26 at 9:30pm (repeated Saturday, July 27 at 21.30).

The director is Guido J. Rumstadt and the singer and the musicians are from the Hochschule für Musik, Nürnberg.

The trilogy, created by the former and appreciated artistic director of the Cantiere, consists of three pieces conceived in different moments. The title eloquently illustrates the relationship with the underlying  theme of this 38th Cantiere: the pivotal element is water, which traditionally carries a variety of symbolic meanings, including purification and rebirth but also threat and death. The three episodes take place near water: the first in the Mediterranean sea, where the boundaries between life and death are blurred, the second on the edge of the Bethesda pool which promises healing from disease, and the last on a derelict ship in the Atlantic Ocean.

The text and the music, but also sets and costumes by Kerstin Narr and all the dramaturgical choices made by Matthias Heilmann, evoke extreme situations of human existence, such as death, illness or hazard: a series of dichotomies between the real and the unreal, between men, angels, gods and mythical creatures.

Drei Wasserspiele is an international production Stadttheater Fürth and Hochschule für Musik, Nürnberg in collaboration with the Accademia Europea di Musica e Arte Palazzo Ricci e Fondazione Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte, and under the patronage of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Rome and the Hochschule für Musik in Köln.

 

Ticket 20 Euro