Content: Chu arrives. Interviews. Costumes and Lighting are there! Final corrections. Nervosity mounts. Electric Sheep, Electric Sheep, Baah, Baah! A scene that looks like the 3 astronauts in „Alien“. Takeshi sings from the side.
The stage orchestra rehearsals are over and now is the last chance to correct things. Do alien sheep dream of electric composers? How many languages are spoken by the production team? Will the audience care? Will somebody get lost crossing the stage?
These questions are not answered by this video. But everything else will. Just trust me.
Press conferences are a staple of any opera premiere. To lighten things up, Carlus opened a bottle of water and emptied it over his head, declaring that he was now an immortal alien. That certainly got the attention of the journalists, but unfortunately I wasn’t quick enough to catch it on film.
The most exciting but also nerve-wracking period of any opera production are the Stage/Orchestra rehearsals, where the singers try to cope with the situation on the stage while lighting and direction are usually frustrated about the many things they still have to work on. It is also the last opportunity to make final decisions about the presentation…
Moritz Eggert Terra Nova oder Das weiße Leben Opera in three acts Libretto by Franzobel and Rainer Mennicken In German with captions Work commissioned by the Landestheater Linz Premiere 26.05.2016 Location Großer Saal Musiktheater Duration 02 hrs. 45 min. Credits Musical director Dennis Russell Davies Takeshi Moriuchi Director Carlus Padrissa...