Search Catalogue

FEATURED COMPOSERS

Michel van der Aa: Book of Disquiet

Now Playing: High Quality 16:9 (480x270, 820Kbps)
Play Medium Quality 16:9 (320x180, 400kbps)

Views: 5249



Michel van der Aa’s latest music theatre work, The Book of Disquiet, was the first staged production in Linz’s Cultural Capital of Europe celebrations in January 2009.
Following his opera After Life, which enjoyed a sell-out run at the Holland Festival in 2006, van der Aa again provides cutting-edge integration of music, live action and video, here built from text fragments by Fernando Pessoa.

The Portuguese poet often cast himself in a series of distinct characters, or ‘heteronyms’, prompting van der Aa to portray multiple personalities on video and soundtrack, surrounding the central figure of actor Klaus Maria Brandauer on stage, with an ensemble from the Bruckner Orchestra conducted by Dennis Russell Davies

Click here to read an interview with Aa regarding The Book of Disquiet.

Featured Clips

The Gospel According to the Other Mary

Source: Los Angeles Philharmonic

Views: 8121

'A Quiet Place' new version

Source: Dresdner Musikfestspiele

Views: 1802

Carter on Carter 3: Poets and Composers

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

Views: 13401

Michel van der Aa on Sunken Garden

Source: English National Opera

Views: 6060

van der Aa on van der Aa

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

Views: 22988


FAQ | Contact Us | Links | About Us | Shop Directory | Careers | Terms of use | RSS Index