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Out of Stage: Lucia Ronchetti's Biennale Musica traces the new routes of musical theater
di Redazione VeNews

From 14 to 25 September, concerts and performances bring new reflections of musical theater to the city. A convention of active artists, eager to take responsibility for establishing future standards.

Out of Stage, a title that refers to works conceived for places and situations other than those offered by the traditional stage, outlines a broad perspective of contemporary musical theater and the role of new technologies, multimedia, with virtual reality and applied augmented reality programming. to the sound, according to new forms and genres. Alexander Schubert’s Sleep Laboratory is a 60-minute immersive and participatory performance, in which audience members lie in small personal compartments on field beds while wearing VR glasses, while the German composer and director transports them from the performing venue into different sound realities. which take the form of dreams and visions. Among the musical theater works commissioned by the Biennale Musica 2022, the return festival is particularly representative, the new project by Simon Steen-Andersen, a Danish composer living in Berlin, one of the most recognized voices of post-Kagelian research.

The dramaturgy of the work, based on The Return of Ulysses to the Homeland by Claudio Monteverdi, is linked to the recognition of the places where the Teatro di San Cassiano and the Teatro dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo stood, the first Venetian public theaters. In collaboration with the Estonian ensemble Vox Clamantis and the historic Cappella Marciana, Helena Tulve conceived Visions, in which the diffusion of different instrumental and vocal sound sources inside the Basilica transforms the acoustic space into a complex and pulsating instrument. The Dutch composer and director Michel van der Aa has imagined for the Biennale Musica 2022 The Book of Water, based on the theme of the erosion of the territory caused by rains and floods, from the novel by Max Frisch The Man in the Holocene, working on images, movements and sounds of different environments. The Sicilian composer Paolo Buonvino, known for his soundtracks, has designed a scenic concert based on the experience of a collective breath as sound and as a vital gesture. The project is inspired by the Sicilian and Mediterranean culture of çiatu (breath), and the relationship between the rhythm of human breathing and that of the waves surrounding the island. The Belgian composer Annelies Van Parys in Notwehr re-elaborates Adriano Banchieri’s collection of twenty five-voice madrigals Barca di Venetia for Padua, published in 1605 and revised for a second edition in 1623, a musical fresco of the society of the time that brings together different characters, ideal portraits of foreign musicians and various Italian regions on a boat trip along the canals. The trip, in this case, will take place in the form of a scenic concert in the Chapter Hall of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, painted by Tintoretto, including characters from the past and the present. Ondřej Adámek, Prague composer, performer and director, and the young Japanese composer Rino Murakami collaborate on a joint project entitled Reaching Out for the N.E.S.E.V.E.N. , able to create vocal, instrumental dramaturgies and cohesive and complex choreographies.

Contemporary musical theater is constantly evolving by elaborating forms of the past that can give meaning to the present and to the complex global reality in which we live. The compositional voices of the Iranian Mehdi Jalali, of the American representative of Afro-Diasporic Experimentalism Yvette Janine Jackson, the group of Native American composers highlighted by the collective project of the Shenandoah Conservatory return to contemporary musical theater the denunciation of spoliation, of abuse, of denial of rights, lack of recognition and respect for sexual identity, still under our eyes.

Out of Stage
from 14 September 2022
to 25 September 2022
When sound is matter

Never Ending Searching for Exact Vocal Expression and Nuances – this will make quite clear what the Ensemble is all about. Cz...

Thursday, 15 September 2022
at 20:00
When sound is matter

Never Ending Searching for Exact Vocal Expression and Nuances – this will make quite clear what the Ensemble is all about. Cz...

Thursday, 15 September 2022
at 20:00
Steen-Andersen's multidisciplinary approach

Danish composer and Berlin resident Simon Steen-Andersen is unanimously considered one of the most interesting voices in the mo...

Friday, 16 September 2022
at 19:00
Steen-Andersen's multidisciplinary approach

Danish composer and Berlin resident Simon Steen-Andersen is unanimously considered one of the most interesting voices in the mo...

Friday, 16 September 2022
at 19:00
At the Marciana, the mystical prayer of Jalali

The tanbur is an ancient musical instrument that took on different shapes and sound throughout history. Its sound has always ha...

Sunday, 18 September 2022
at 16:00
At the Marciana, the mystical prayer of Jalali

The tanbur is an ancient musical instrument that took on different shapes and sound throughout history. Its sound has always ha...

Sunday, 18 September 2022
at 16:00
Ars Ludi and the legend of Horatii and Curiatii

The legend of the Horatii and the Curiatii is a founding myth of Roman history. The duel between two champions of fighting citi...

Sunday, 18 September 2022
at 20:00
Ars Ludi and the legend of Horatii and Curiatii

The legend of the Horatii and the Curiatii is a founding myth of Roman history. The duel between two champions of fighting citi...

Sunday, 18 September 2022
at 20:00
www.labiennale.org
In Venice, miracles happen...

His tenure as librarian at the Marciana library has been called by Venice Music Biennale director Lucia Ronchetti ‘a miracle...

Sunday, 18 September 2022
at 16:00
www.labiennale.org
In Venice, miracles happen...

His tenure as librarian at the Marciana library has been called by Venice Music Biennale director Lucia Ronchetti ‘a miracle...

Sunday, 18 September 2022
at 16:00
In the Basilica, the Visions of Helena Tulve

Born in Tartu, Estonia, in 1972, Helena Tulve is an interesting voice in the world of modern music. Her compositions – mostly...

Wednesday, 21 September 2022
at 21:00
In the Basilica, the Visions of Helena Tulve

Born in Tartu, Estonia, in 1972, Helena Tulve is an interesting voice in the world of modern music. Her compositions – mostly...

Wednesday, 21 September 2022
at 21:00
At the Biennale, Native American choral singing

Choruses are of fundamental importance in the transmission of Native American cultural heritage and are essential in every aspe...

Tuesday, 20 September 2022
at 18:00
At the Biennale, Native American choral singing

Choruses are of fundamental importance in the transmission of Native American cultural heritage and are essential in every aspe...

Tuesday, 20 September 2022
at 18:00
Biennale Musica hosts Yvette Jackson

Yvette J. Jackson, an electro- acoustic music composer, is a peak exponent of African diaspora experimentalism. An experienced ...

Tuesday, 20 September 2022
at 21:00
Biennale Musica hosts Yvette Jackson

Yvette J. Jackson, an electro- acoustic music composer, is a peak exponent of African diaspora experimentalism. An experienced ...

Tuesday, 20 September 2022
at 21:00
Schubert, electronic identity

Born in Bremen in 1979, Alexander Schubert finds his comfort zone in the grey space between acoustic and electronic music. We s...

Thursday, 22 September 2022
at 16:00
Schubert, electronic identity

Born in Bremen in 1979, Alexander Schubert finds his comfort zone in the grey space between acoustic and electronic music. We s...

Thursday, 22 September 2022
at 16:00
www.labiennale.org
Paolo Buonvino, from soundtracking to Biennale Musica

Composer Paolo Buonvino works mostly on film score. He worked with Michele Placido, Paolo Virzì, Antonello Grimaldi, and Carlo...

Thursday, 22 September 2022
at 20:00
www.labiennale.org
Paolo Buonvino, from soundtracking to Biennale Musica

Composer Paolo Buonvino works mostly on film score. He worked with Michele Placido, Paolo Virzì, Antonello Grimaldi, and Carlo...

Thursday, 22 September 2022
at 20:00
www.labiennale.org
When music relocates history

Two modern-day women share their hopes and dreams during an unexpected, unwanted encounter, within the walls of a prison cell. ...

Saturday, 24 September 2022
at 21:00
www.labiennale.org
When music relocates history

Two modern-day women share their hopes and dreams during an unexpected, unwanted encounter, within the walls of a prison cell. ...

Saturday, 24 September 2022
at 21:00
Biennale College anticipa le edizioni del futuro

La punta di diamante della ricerca contemporanea sul teatro musicale è rappresentata anche in questa edizione della Biennale d...

from 15 September 2022
to 25 September 2022
Biennale College anticipa le edizioni del futuro

La punta di diamante della ricerca contemporanea sul teatro musicale è rappresentata anche in questa edizione della Biennale d...

from 15 September 2022
to 25 September 2022

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dal 14 September 2022
al 25 September 2022

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Monday, 19 September 2022
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At the Goldoni van der Aa signs a new commission for the Biennale Musica

At the Goldoni van der Aa signs a new commission for the Biennale Musica

Monday, 19 September 2022
alle ore 20:00

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Lions on the stage at Fenice Theatre

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