Lysistrata

Description:

International team of artists will realize the project of ‘Lysistrata’ combining a diptych of chamber operas– drama (composer J. Nīmanis, libretto by I. Zandere, dir. C. Cyris (Switzerland)) and comedy (composer K. Evald (Switzerland), dir. Zane Kreicberga). Main cast: soprano J. Hirzel (Switzerland), baritone R. Koller (Switzerland), and soprano K. Gailīte (Latvia).Scenographer – K. Jurjāne, light design – M. Feldmanis, conductor N. Dreģis – joined by the theme ‘Woman and War.’

Thematic division: Freedom Street

Begins : 13.02.2014 22:00

Ends: 16.02.2014 22:00

Venue:

  • The Railroad Museum
  • Liepāja Theatre

Form of event:

  • Performance art

Category of event:

  • Music
  • Theatre

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

Musicians and artists from Latvia, Switzerland and Germany will join forces to make   a stage performance as a creative team, inspired by the great Aristophanes’ classic of antiquity ‘Lysistrata.’ Two chamber operas, drama and comedy, each 45 minutes long, will be performed in a single evening, artistically reflecting on the theme ‘Woman and War.’ It will also be the unifying and structuring theme of lectures, competition of student and amateur short films, workshops and other activities to surround this premiere.

Web address: http://riga2014.org/lisistrate

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