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Last updated: 7/16/2018
Gesualdo (Pitch Project)
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Gesualdo (Pitch Project)
Doelenstraat 46
Utrect
3512XJ  Netherlands
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31 06 22863724 (Phone)
  The Netherlands Chamber Choir
  Tido Visser
  Artistic and Managing Director
Project Information
  Vincent Rietveld, Mara van Vlijmen, Ward Weemhoff, Florian Myjer and Marieke de Zwaan (Concept, Performance); Nederlands Kamerkoor (Vocals, Performance); Tido Visser, De Warme Winkel (Idea)
  Music, Theater
  Classical, Alternative, Contemporary
  Netherlands
  De Warme Winkel and The Netherlands Chamber Choir erect a monumental production – Gesualdo – on the foundations of everything that attracts and repels us as human beings: the trinity Violence / Art / Sex. Starting points are the collaboration between De Warme Winkel and the renowned Netherlands Chamber Choir and themes from the life and work of composer and prince Carlo Gesualdo (1566-1613). Gesualdo lived an anguished, controversial life in his palaces in Southern Italy. The contrast between choir and theatre company, between Gesualdo’s perverse excesses and lucid music, is the engine powering a search for ‘the sublime’ – that which is abhorrent and yet at the same time irresistible.
Seeking: International presentation possibilities
  120 minutes (no intermission)
  15
  June 22, 2018
  Holland Festival, Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, Netherlands
  $28,000 (excl. travel, stay, per diems)
  International presentation possibilities
  Leeuwarden-Friesland 2018 ISPA Congress
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