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Roadshow 2018 - Nationaltheater Mannheim © Lys Y. Seng i
Nationaltheater Mannheim Roadshow
On the occasion of the premiere of Beethoven’s Fidelio on Saturday, December 9th 2017, the Nationaltheater Mannheim hosted a reception at the « Oberes Foyer » to present the FEDORA Platform and its activities and to celebrate the support of the European Commission.
Beethoven’s Fidelio originates in a bloody era in which conquests and struggles for liberation were dominating Europe. After the failure of the revolution, a new period of Secret Services and prisons arose, where torture, treason and sacrifice were present everywhere. Beethoven was devoted to the topic of enlightenment an it is therefore not surprising that his only Opera Fidelio has become the parable representing the misuse of political ideas : Florestan, innocently in prison, is facing the cruel death from starvation ordered by the sadistic governor Pizarro. However, his wife, disguised as « Fidelio », snuck into the household of a prison guard, where she is able to gain his trust to then enter the prison in order to prevent Pizarros murderous plans at gunpoint.
Opéra Orchestre National de Montpellier Occitanie
19 April 2019
Montpellier / France
The adventure of "Un Air de famille"' started in September 2018 with an open application for anyone willing to learn singing opera choir arias. Opéra Orchestre national Montpellier received more than 300 applications to the project. All these amateur choristers started working every 15 days with professionnal choirmasters and stage directors.
The final big concert took place on the 19th of April and was the occasion to present the FEDORA Platform and its new commitment to Educational projects with the launch an Education Prize.
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Royal Swedish Opera
14 September 2022
Stockholm / Sweden
Discover the Royal Swedish Opera's latest mini-opera series: Short Stories III. Three contemporary Swedish composers were invited to present new short operas based on real events: Taro, My Turn Now, and When Buds Burst.Read more
Den Jyske Opera
12 April 2018
Aarhus / Denmark
Our Platform Member Den Jyske Opera (Danish National Opera) hosted a magnificent afternoon of world-class opera called "Opera After Work" in Aarhus in order to celebrate their participation in the FEDORA Platform.Read more