LoveAffairs


Love scenarios

Love scenarios by Birke J. Bertelsmeier and Dariusz Przybylski
Commissioned by the Deutsche Oper Berlin
Texts by Katinka Deecke, Nina Dudek, Felix Seiler, Amy Stebbins, Wislawa Szymborska, Uldis Berzins, based on
after Oscar Wilde, Jean Genet et al.
Premiere: 20th June 2014, Tischlerei, Deutsche Oper Berlin

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Conductor Martin Nagashima Toft
Set-Design Lars Unger
Costume-Design Belén Montoliú
Children's Chorus Christian Lindhorst
Production Nele Kathlen Tippelmann
Die Nachtigall und die Rose
Libretto Nina Dudek, Birke Jasmin Bertelsmeier
Music Birke J. Bertelsmeier
Stage Director Nina Dudek
Dramaturge Curt A. Roesler
Nightingale Gideon Poppe
Accompaniment Katarina Bradic
Alexandra Schulz
Ronnita Miller
Accompaniment Jörg Schörner
Dancer Mimi Jeong
Dancer Javier Carranza Uribe
Musical Land
Libretto Amy Stebbins, Felix Seiler
Music Dariusz Przybylski
Stage Director Felix Seiler
Dramaturge Amy Stebbins
Evita Laila Salome Fischer
Maria von Trapp Alexandra Hutton
Annie Christina Sidak
Schoenberg Jörg Schörner
Dancer Mimi Jeong
Dancer Javier Carranza Uribe
Querelle
Libretto, Dramaturge Katinka Deecke
Concept Katinka Deecke
Tilman Hecker
Music Birke J. Bertelsmeier
Stage Director Tilman Hecker
Camera Tomasz Jeziorski
Thilo Schmidt
Cut Till Steinmetz
Post Production ARRI
Mme Lysiane Ronnita Miller
Querelle Alexandra Hutton
Seblon Katarina Bradic
Nono Alexandra Schulz
Vic / Mario Christina Sidak
Fall
Libretto Margo Zalite
Music Dariusz Przybylski
Stage Director Margo Zalite
Video Thilo Schmidt
Choreographer Ahmed Soura
Dramaturge Curt A. Roesler
Queen I Bini Lee
Queen II Jörg Schörner
With Kinderchor der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Orchester Musiker des Orchesters der Deutschen Oper Berlin
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Love as a cliché, love as a figment of fantasy, love on the off-chance: this evening of experimental theatre revolves around the greatest opera theme of them all, and the entire Tischlerei is given over to the production. The work springs from an eclectic body of literary and musical studies in love that include Oscar Wilde's artistic fairy tale »The Rose and the Nightingale« and Jean Genet's novel »Querelle«. The entire musical genre is on a quest here for the lost land of love or aleatory chance encounters.

The work develops ideas ranging from intimate monologues to multimedia installations featuring simultaneous scenes on two screens. LOVE AFFAIRS is the result of a collaboration between twelve young drama professionals, all grant recipients of the "Musical Theatre Academy, today" the Deutsche Bank Foundation – composers, directors, dramatic advisors, conductors, set designers and culture facilitators.

A cooperation of Deutsche Oper Berlin with Deutsche Bank Stiftung.
Presented by Siegessäule.