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LICHTSPIEL MUTATIONS (2009 ->)

LICHTSPIEL MUTATIONS is an ongoing series of audiovisual music drama pieces, closely resembling the silent film performances of cinema's infancy.

The underlying idea is to use old films in the 'public domain' as raw material, to be de- and reconstructed into new pieces of experimental music drama. The original film constitutes the seed of its own rebirth; themes, arch and narrative from the film are kept intact, as well as actual moving image material, but 'remixed' into a completely new form; a poetic visual/musical work that conceptually shares similarities with opera and/or ballet, but becomes something completely different altogether.



The first installment in the series, "LICHTSPIEL MUTATION 1: WHITECHAPEL" (2010), was premiered by the Sinfonietta Cracovia (conducted by Daníel Bjarnason) at the Unsound Festival 2010. Read more about it by clicking HERE.




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