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SKY DISC: an opera created from an object

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At the beginning of October 2013, in the German town of Halle, an unusual opera was premiered that is of particular interest from the point of view of visual theatre and the theatre of objects: its point of departure is the so called Nebra Sky-disc, or, in German, Die Himmelsscheibe von Nebra. A bronze disc, decorated with inlaid gold objects, which represents the sky with the full moon -or the sun, perhaps- and a crescent … Read entire article »

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Overwhelming attendance at the exhibition of Etcétera in Granada

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Opened in June 2012 at Granada’s Parque de las Ciencias, the exhibition dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Spanish puppet company, Etcétera, from Granada is receiving good attendance by the public (see article published in June in Titeresante about the event). This indicates the correctness of the chosen location, the Parque de las Ciencias (transl. Science Park) of Granada in Andalusia, where the large dinosaur skeletons from “Dreaming the Carnival of the Animals”, one … Read entire article »

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El Retablo de Maese Pedro by Etcétera inaugurates the newly renovated Teatro Romea in the city of Murcia

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On the 9th of March the Teatro Romea in the city of Murcia will once again open its doors after having been closed for several years. This real architectural beauty, built in 1962 in neo-classical style, is characterised by a wonderful façade in an eclectic style that includes modernist details such as the theatre awning, and the cast iron grilles that decorate the entrance alongside the busts of Beethoven, Mozart and Listz. To celebrate the … Read entire article »

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Le Grand Macabre, by György Ligeti

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Article about the Grand Macabre, by György Ligeti, an opera with a libretto by Ligeti himself and the famous marionettist Michael Meschke, based on an original play by Michel de Ghelderode. Grand Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona. The opera Le Grand Macabre, first performed in Stockholm in April 1978, was presented in a revised version in 1997 in a production by the Fura dels Baus, with stage direction by Àlex Ollé and Valentina Carrasco, and musical direction … Read entire article »

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