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Opera The New Stage

Tramvestie

Petr Wajsar
Opening performance of the OPERA NOVA 2019 festival

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Direction, set and light design: Marek Bureš
Sound design: David Hysek
Costumes: Klára Syrůčková

State Opera Orchestra

The opera Tramvestie is a setting of Pavel Novotný’s collection of poems of the same name, which resulted from transcriptions of the author’s conversations with his friends on tram No. 11 on the route between the towns of Liberec and Jablonec nad Nisou. The conversations relate to the tramline’s vicinity, the personal histories of their participants, as well as the region’s turbulent past. In addition to the texts from the book Tramvestie, the remarkable musical work was also inspired by the recordings of the interviewers’ voices, as well as the sound of the moving tram.

Czech and English surtitles are used in the performance.

Approximate running time:
1 hour, 15 minutes, no intermission.

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