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William Kentridge

In English, Zulu, Xhosa, Southern Sotho, South Ndebele
Overtitled in French

Théâtre du Châtelet

Feb 11Feb 15, 2023

10 € à 45 €

15:00 / 20:00

01:25

Description

A flabbergasting experience, theatrically, musically and visually, and not likely to be forgotten for a long time.

During apartheid in South Africa, the artist William Kentridge began doing charcoal drawings, responding to the injustice he had always condemned.

His multi-faceted work has been featured in leading museums, opera houses and theaters around the world.

Sibyl combines elements of theater, literature, dance, music and cinema in a unique work of art.

The first part has a concert together with a film where William Kentridge invites the audience to enter the private realm of his artist’s studio. The second part is Waiting for the Sibyl, the prophetess able to see everyone’s destiny.

Singers, dancers and musicians convey their meditations on the human condition, and with great emotional force.


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CONCEPT & DIRECTION William Kentridge

COMPOSITION & MUSICAL DIRECTION KYLE SHEPHERD VOCAL COMPOSITION & ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR NHLANHLA MAHLANGU COSTUMES GRETA GOIRIS SET DESIGN SABINE THEUNISSEN LIGHTING URS SCHÖNEBAUM VIDEO DESIGN & EDITING ŽANA MAROVIĆ SOUND ENGINEER GAVAN ECKHART CAMERAMAN DUŠKO MAROVIĆ VIDEO ORCHESTRATION KIM GUNNING

WITH KYLE SHEPHERD, NHLANHLA MAHLANGU, XOLISILE BONGWANA, THULANI CHAUKE, TERESA PHUTI MOJELA, THANDAZILE ‘SONIA’ RADEBE, AYANDA NHLANGOTHI, ZANDILE HLATSHWAYO, SIPHIWE NKABINDE, S’BUSISO SHOZI


PART I: THE MOMENT HAS GONE (CONCERT PIANO/VOICE & FILM)
PART II: WAITING FOR THE SIBYL (CHAMBER OPERA)

COPRODUCTION Théâtre de l’Opéra de Rome – Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg – Dramaten, Stockholm. PRODUCTION The Office Performing Arts + Film. TOURNÉES EN COLLABORATION AVEC Quaternaire. CORÉALISATION Théâtre de la Ville-Paris – Théâtre du Châtelet. Dans le cadre des saisons du Théâtre du Châtelet et du Théâtre de la Ville hors les murs.