In July, Bosse Provoost, Oshin Albrecht and Ezra Veldhuis worked out several initial visual ideas for SUN-SET. In this intimate production, they are undertaking a quest for a cosmogonic moment: the emergence of something out of nothing, ‘the birth of a world’. On 15 and 16 November, they will be presenting a first try-out during the Playground festival at STUK in Leuven.
11 Jul 2019 - Valenciennes
From 8 to 11 July, Lisaboa Houbrechts was working in the Conservatoire of Valenciennes with some musicians of Harmonia Sacra and kamancheh-player Mostafa Taleb on the music for Bruegel. Stéphanie Revillion (soprano), Capucine Meens (soprano), Florent Baffi (bass-baritone) en Jérôme Bertier (organ, harpsichord) explore together with Mostafa Taleb different compositions by, among others, Monteverdi, Johannes Ockeghem and Adriaen Willaert. Some pieces are based on improvisation.
08 Jul 2019 - Valenciennes
Research in Valenciennes with Harmonia Sacra for the music of Bruegel! Lisaboa Houbrechts and Kuiperskaai are currently working with Harmonia Sacra on the scores for the new performance.
14 Jun 2019 - Frankfurt
On 5 and 6 June, Kuiperskaai presented Hamlet at Künstlerhaus Mousonturm in Frankfurt. The Frankfurter Rundschau saw it was good!
'What’s more, Houbrechts' staging is a free adaptation. Not just because she emphasizes the female aspects more than Shakespeare does. The text of the play (in Dutch with German surtitles) is also 2.0 in a sense; only here and there do the famous original citations filter through.'