Benjamin Abel Meirhaeghe

100% Festival, 2022|23 season 100% Festival, 2022|23 season, Musical show

Benjamin Abel Meirhaeghe

Madrigals (Monteverdi)

|Festival 100%

14 & 15 april 2023

Grande Halle

starting from €10

duration: 2h

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  • April 2023
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Presentation

A breathtaking wind of freedom.

Benjamin Abel Meirhaeghe is one of the Flemish avant-garde’s most unique artists. His work fuses together past, present and far away future into a utopian and radical tale. Around a fire, eight naked performers ritually reclaim Claudio Monteverdi’s songs of love and war. Here, the rhythm of a world totally freed from its dogmas pulsates. From all walks of life - only two are trained singers - this artistic community anchors music at the heart of civilization as a ground zero for new kinds of talents. Galvanized by composer Jesse Kanda’s partition - who notably worked with Björk, Arca and FKA Twigs - the drive for freedom takes off from the lair of humanity.

Practical information

14 & 15 April 2023
Fri 8:30pm
Sat 7:30pm

2h

Getting here

Porte de Pantin

Porte de Pantin

75, 151 : Porte de Pantin

Performance in Italian with French surtitles

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Production credits

BENJAMIN ABEL MEIRHAEGUEMadrigals
Production Muziektheater Transparant , d e t h e a t e r m a k e rµ
Coproduction DE SINGEL, Productiehuis Theater Rotterdam, Concertgebouw Brugge, B’Rock Orchestra, C-Takt and Perpodium Distribution ART HAPPENS
En collaboration avec O. Festival for Opera. Music. Theatre, Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, Troubleyn/Laboratorium, Matterhorn VZW Avec le soutien de Inspiratum, Tax Shelter of the Belgian Federal Government and Flemish Government
Remerciements à Showtex, Kopspel, Divi-divi and the caves of Dinant

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