NTM FEDORA Roadshow © 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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Associazone Arena Sferisterio
01 April 2019
Macerata / Italy
On April 1st and 2nd, Macerata Opera Festival presented the FEDORA Platform and its mission to support innovative and creative educational projects during a Roadshow event that saw Fabio Sartorelli, lecturer at Teatro alla Scala, as protagonists.Read more
Den Jyske Opera
23 May 2019
Aarhus / Denmark
In order to celebrate Den Jyske Operas participation in the FEDORA Platform and to reach out to new donors and other prospects Den Jske hosted a magnificent afternoon of world-class opera called "Opera After Work".Read more
13 March 2019
This year's Roadshow took place in the context of the annual Kick-off meeting during which Operadagen Rotterdam presented the complete programme of the 2019 festival edition.
Guy Coolen, the artistic director, introduced this year's theme and presented the content of the festival programme comprising contemporary, innovative, and ground-breaking productions, created by young and established makers from all over the world.
The evening was also an occasion to present some of the major talents and leading-edge makers that will be at the core of this year's programme.