Diary of One Who Disappeared

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Ivo van Hove directs Ed Lyon and Marie Hamard in Leoš Janáček 's Diary of One who Disappeared. Annelies Van Parys composes an answer to this intriguing tale about detachment. 

Diary of One Who Disappeared can best be described as an intimate self-portrait. In this melancholic tale of the village boy Janik, who leaves everything behind to follow a gypsy girl, Leoš Janáček (1854-1928) saw his feelings for his muse Kamila Stösslová mirrored. Will Janik’s longing for passion free him from a stifling environment? Or will he throw away his whole existence for an illusion? Written in the period in which his relationship with the much younger Kamila was creating a furore, Janáček’s poetry becomes a mix of cruelty and tenderness. His passion for his new love, and the poetry of the folk language, piano and voice, inspired him to create a song cycle in 22 scenes. The unique nature of the score lies in its minimalistic nature: there is no dramatic treatment, mise-en-scène or orchestra. Ivo van Hove directs the leading singers Ed Lyon and Marie Hamard. Taking her fascination with the voice as her starting point, Annelies Van Parys is composing a new piece as an answer to this gripping tale about detachment.

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Produced by Muziektheater Transparant, co-produced by Toneelgroep Amsterdam, Klarafestival, De Munt/La Monnaie, Kaaitheater, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, Opera Days Rotterdam and Beijing Music Festival.

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Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
+352 47 96 39 00
www.lestheatres.lu
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4/1/2018
5/1/2018
20:00
20:00
Opéra de Lyon (Lyon)
http://www.opera-lyon.com
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8/2/2018
9/2/2018
10/2/2018
11/2/2018
20:00
20:00
20:00
15:30
Théâtre de Cornouaille (Quimper Cedex)
+33 2 98 55 98 55
www.theatre-cornouaille.fr
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13/3/2018
20:00
Scènes du Golfe, Vannes (Vannes)
02 97 01 62 00
www.scenesdugolfe.com
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16/3/2018
20:00

Composition: Leoš Janáček • New composition: Annelies Van ParysDirection: Ivo van HoveAssistant director: Romain Gilbert • Scenography | Lighting design: Jan VersweyveldCostume Design: An D'HuysDramaturgy: Krystian LadaMezzo sopranos: Marie Hamard or Raphaële GreenTenors: Peter GijsbertsenEd Lyon (13 + 16/03)Piano: Lada ValesovaChoirtrio: MM Solists Ensemble of La Monnaie • Trees Bekwé • Hanna Al-Bender • Isabelle Jacques • Raphaële Green • Lisa Willems • Actors: Hugo KoolschijnGijs Scholten van Aschat (8-11/02)