Icaro

by Alessandro Baticci
Chamber opera
Commissioned by JOiN
Text by Gabrielė Bakšytė and Franziska Betz
in german
Climbing skyscrapers unsecured. Taking advantage of the darkness of the night. Going to the limit, to the highest, outermost edge. Hearing your heart pounding in your chest. The flood of adrenaline gripping your entire body. What draws the nameless roofer? Is it only the forbidden that excites him? Or is there something more? Is he driven, like Icarus in Greek myth, by the longing to be able to fly?
The opera Icaro is a sensual experience of boundaries, in the mind, in the body, in our one and only life - an immersive experience between light and dark, between electronic clouds of sound and virtuoso singing, between ancient material and contemporary trends - described by the Ludwigsburger Kreiszeitung as "a densely packed and highly exciting exploration of an urban mythology of contemporary culture, without any added moralizing".

The performance uses complete darkness and strong visual and acoustic stimuli. Stroboscopic effects are used.
Location
Nord
Duration
approx. 1 h
World premiere
November 29, 2023
Recommended age
recommended from 12 years
Nov 2023
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Wed
29
19:00
Nord
World Premiere
Cast
Dec 2023
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sun
3
19:00
Nord
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Wed
6
19:00
Nord
Performance cancelled
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sat
16
19:00
Nord
Cast
Jan 2024
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Tue
30
19:00
Nord
Performance cancelled
Cast
Musikalische Leitung Christopher Schumann
Regie, Bühne, Licht- & Videokonzept Alexander Fahima
Bühne und Kostüme Lisa Behensky
Dramaturgie Martin Mutschler
Sopran Andrea Conangla
Bariton Jacobo Ochoa
Feb 2024
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Thu
1
19:00
Nord
Performance cancelled
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Fri
2
19:00
Nord
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sun
4
19:00
Nord
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Tue
6
19:00
Nord
Performance cancelled
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Thu
8
19:00
Nord
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sat
10
19:00
Nord
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Mon
12
19:00
Nord
Cast

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