Oper Köln

World premiere of KUNST MUSS (zu weit gehen) oder DER ENGEL SCHWIEG (2017) by Helmut Oehring, based on texts by Heinrich Böll.

Sat. 09.12.2017 7:30 pm ical
Mon. 11.12.2017 7:30 pm ical
Wed. 13.12.2017 7:30 pm ical
Thu. 21.12.2017 7:30 pm ical

Cologne, Oper Köln im Staatenhaus, Saal 3

Helmut Oehring | KUNST MUSS (zu weit gehen) oder DER ENGEL SCHWIEG (2017) – a documentary and poetic musictheatre for 16 soloists, three female singers, child soloists, preproduced tapes and live electronicbased on the Wuppertal speech Die Freiheit der Kunst (1966) and other texts of Heinrich Böll and autobiographical narations of some contributors – world premiere

Helmut Oehring, idea, composition and scenic realization
Stefanie Wördemann, conception, text and scenic realization
Torsten Ottersberg, audioconception und production,sound design and sound direction
With the kind support of and assisted by René Böll.

Ensemble Musikfabrik
Angel 1 / Soprano – Emily Hindrichs
Angel 2 / Mezzosoprano 1 – Adriana Bastidas-Gamboa
Angel 3 / Mezzosoprano 2 – Dalia Schaechter, Mezzosopran
The young girl / Voice live, guitar, dance, performance – Mia Oehring
The boy / voice tape + live, performance – Joscha Oehring
Voice live + performance – Children of the musicians of Ensemble Musikfabrik – Bruno Ahrendt, Nicolai Burov, Sophie Kobler, Valentin Kobler, Franka Königsmann, Lore Leydel, Nuria Leydel
Voice tape and live – René Böll
conductor – Bas Wiegers
light – Philipp Wiechert

Commissioned by Oper Köln in cooperation with Ensemble Musikfabrik. Supported by the Ministry for Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia.

The composition was supported by Stadt Köln.

The production was supported by Kunststiftung NRW during Campus Musikfabrik.


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