Biennale di Venezia - Only the Sound Remains

Teatro Malibran
Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 at 7.00pm

As part of the 2021 La Biennale, Theatre of Voices will be performing in the European premiere of a brand new stageversion of Saariaho’s opera 'Only the Sound Remains'.

Inspired by Japanese Noh theatre, the two parts of the opera are called 'Always Strong' (originally 'Tsunemasa') and Feather Mantle (originally 'Hagoromo').

In 2018, Theatre of Voices sang in the US, French, and Spanish premieres of the original production to great critical acclaim.

Biennale di Venezia - Only the Sound Remains


Only the Sound Remains


Theatre of Voices
-Else Torp
-Iris Oja
-Paul Bentley-Angell
-Jakob Block Jespersen

-Marco Thèves, violin
-Léo Marillier, violin
-Yuko Hara, viola
-Dima Tsypkin, cello
-Eija Kankaanranta, kantele
-Camilla Hoitenga, flute
-Mitsunori Kambe, percussion

Aleksi Barrière (Director)
Clement Mao-Takacs (Conductor)
Étienne Exbrayat (Set, Costume, and Lighting Design)

With support from Fondazione Teatro La Fenice

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