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.
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
27 March 2019
London / United Kingdom
This year's Roadshow took place on the occasion of the Members and Patrons Season Preview.
It was a wonderful way for Sadler's Wells supporters to hear more about the season ahead, what to look out for and performances which are not to be missed as well as to learn more about the FEDORA Platform and its mission to support innovation and creativity in opera and ballet.
15 June 2019
Aix-en-Provence / France
4 mini-opera - 4 locations - 4 portaits
The first Roadshow of the Festival Aix-en-Provence took place during the new programme of the Academy, Opéra de-ci de-là that invites 20 young artists to create 4 mini-opera, between 7 and 10 minutes.
L-E-V Sharon Eyal & Gai Behar
14 June 2019
Israel / Israel
This year's Roadshow took place during the performance of LOVE Chapter two at the Théâtre National de Chaillot in Paris.
It was a great occasion to meet Sharon Eyal and discover more about the inspiration behind her coreographic work.