LES ÂMES PERDUES

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During the first half of the 20th century, highbrow had never been more popular and lowbrow had never been more elitist.

Poulenc wrote a tribute to Piaf, Britten frequented the Berlin cabarets and in the Pfeffermühle one could freely express their soul. Weill and Brecht were inspired by classical symphonies as well as musicals and popular theatre. Socio-political and sensual satire were intoxicated with the scent of eau de Cologne in a call for freedom. Mocking verses as a warning for the impending war, laziness as a mockery of the money-based society and explicit beauty to sever civilisation’s constraints. The only certainty is the uncertainty of what tomorrow will bring. Dansez, dansez!

Music Francis Poulenc, Benjamin Britten, Kurt Weill, Mischa Spoliansky, Friedrich Hollaender, Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, e.a. Text Karl Valentin, Bertolt Brecht, Paul Van Ostaijen and others.

With the support of the new FEDORA platform and the FEDORA road shows, for encouraging opera- and ballet productions for a young audience.

Peking Opera artists on a visit at "Les Âmes Perdues" -) Exchange of ideas, meeting eastern and western traditions.

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A TRANSLAB-project of Muziektheater Transparant. In collaboration with Royal Conservatory  Antwerp.

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Wintervuur (Antwerpen)
www.wintervuur.be
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2/1/2018
3/1/2018
4/1/2018
5/1/2018
6/1/2018
20:00
21:00
21:00
21:00
21:00
Operadagen Rotterdam (Rotterdam)
+31 10 436 60 70
www.operadagenrotterdam.nl
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26/5/2018
26/5/2018
20:00
22:30

Concept: Isaak Duerinck, Naomi Beeldens, Ewout Lechoucq, Alexandra Oppo • Direction: Wouter Van LooyVocals I Accordion I Piano: Isaak DuerinckSoprano: Naomi BeeldensVocals I Cello: Ewout LehoucqVocals I Piano: Alexandra Oppo