Michel van der Aa / Ergon Ensemble / ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE

Michel van der Aa / Ergon Ensemble

The Book of Disquiet

Workshop with Michel van der Aa

15-16 DEC 2017
Main Stage
1 hour and 15 minutes
★★★★★ The Times, ★★★★ The Guardian, ★★★★ The Observer / A ground-breaking production brings Pessoa's magmum opus to life on stage, instilling a productive and monumental disquiet in the audience.
Full price: 7, 15 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 12 €
Groups 10+ people: 11 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr
Fernando Pessoa's magnum opus is brought to life through the music-theatre performance by the celebrated Dutch composer and director, Michel van der Aa.
Miltiadis Fiorentzis in the leading role and the Greek contemporary music group, Ergon Ensemble, under the baton of the experienced Kasper de Roo, interact with cinematic projections in a ground-breaking production in which song, electronic sounds, live music, images and the spoken word complement one another, filling the stage with Pessoa’s anguished literary and existential quests.


The Book of Disquiet
Music theatre for actor, ensemble and film (2008)
libretto after Fernando Pessoa, adapted by Michel van der Aa

Conducted by: Kasper de Roo 
Αctor: Miltiadis Fiorentzis
Libretto translation in Greek: Annie Spyrakou
Featuring: Nikos Nikopoulos (flute), Kostas Tzekos (clarinet), Panagiotis Sioras (clarinet), Dimitris Dakovanos (bassoon), Spyros Laskaridis (trumpet), Babis Taliadouros (percussion), Kostas Panagiotidis (violin), Panagiotis Tziotis (violin), Evgenios Zibai (violin), Aggela Giannaki (viola), Eleutheria Togia (viola), Dimitris Travlos (cello), Antonis Pratsinakis (cello), Nikos Tsoukalas (double bass)
Αrtistic coordinator: Alexandros Mouzas
Film Cast
Ophelia (fado singer): Ana Moura 
Bernardo Soares: João Reis
Young Ophelia: Sara Ramadinha Pereira
Street sweeper: David Pereira
Bookkeeper: Rogério Tavares
Major: Miguel Corte-Real
Production Team
Michel van der Aa: composer, stage & film director
Arianna Hatzigalanou: associate director
Siemen van der Weij: technical producer
Floriaan Ganzevoort: lighting designer
Marc Warning: scenographer
Simon Hendry: video and sound playout operator
Intermusica: project management
Disquiet Media: producer


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Friday 15 December
After performance talk with the participants
Chaired by Christos Carras, General Director and Artistic Director of Music at the OCC

Saturday 16 December
Workshop with Michel van der Aa

16 Dec 2017

Participation cost: Free


Workshop with Michel van der Aa

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