Turandot’s world is symbolic; it is a closed space that is impossible to escape.
A genealogical tree which breaks, an altar, a Rock and a ritual brew. Air, fire, earth, wars, betrayals, bravery, unsubdued feelings and sensuality.
Everything is at the service of The Creature, to bring the public closer to an old story, with new eyes.
The last emperor to hold to the idea of a Christian empire in which the sun never set
When the human being will be capable of controlling all the natural energy, it would be released from the new forms of slavery and become an absolute artist.
An opera as Zimmermanns would have imagined it in 1957: in a totally immersive way, 360º.
While returning to his country, a poor soldier walks with his violin. He finds himself with the Devil, who offers him to change the instrument for a magic book with which he can make a fortune.
The war of the water.
Before this universe of degeneration and nightmare, Joan of Arc is still able to illuminate with her purity.
A balancing reconciliation between Haydn and the DNA.
War. Deceit. Love.
An apocalyptic scenario. The world government under President Ruler has not been able to prevent the exploitation and step-by-step destruction of the Earth. A specific utopia. A chance at surviving in outer space.
The wicked deceitful tongue of a terrible adversary of mine, easily achieved to annoy your holiness
A long and exhausting war of trenches where wanders a ghostly human landscape.
Conceived as an impossible accumulation of questions and answers, this staging materializes in the form of a black box: the great enigma, in fact, modern metaphor of the human mind.
Music is particularly aware of this potency, directly targeting human senses and emotions. The new music theater production by La Fura dels Baus tells of the siren’s call in an unreal fantasy world, just as theatre naturally conjures up time and again.
The stage is transformed in a laboratory where a group of researchers works on building a computer, a metaphor of the human brain and the complexity of thought.
The third opera in Wagner’s epic Ring cycle, Siegfried stands on its own as great spectacle, masterful storytelling, and electrifying music.
The conniving dwarf Mime has raised the naïve and fearless boy Siegfried in hopes that he will obtain the all-powerful ring and turn it over to him. But with the help of a mysterious Wanderer—the
There is an abyss opened in front of us, mere finite human beings, when we admit that there exists an elastic and elliptical time which defies the notion we have of the temporality of the world that surrounds us.
The first Verdi stage direction of Àlex Ollé is set in the near future. Inspired by George Orwell’s 1984, one can imagine the worst possible landscapes. The current economic crisis has caused the collapse of society we know it today. Power has closed in itself, in a form of a