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TITLE: Shell Shock
Director: Denis Caiozzi

Genre: Opera

Format: HD

Composer: Nicholas Lens

Contributors: Librettist: Nick Cave, Choreographer: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

Company: LGM

Runtime: 90' minutes.

ID: 390.




A Requiem of War to commemorate the 100th Anniversiary of the end of World War I. This suite of 12 cantos depicting the horrors of war was originally commissioned by the Brussels Opera de Monnaie. The libretto was created by the Australian performer and author Nick Cave and set to music by the Belgian Nicholas Lens, best known for his opera 'Slow Man' and the trilogy 'Flamma Flamma', 'Terra terra' and 'Amor Aeternus'. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is staging and providing the choreography for his Company Eastman. The Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France and the Chorus of the Opera Silesia in Bytom wil be conducted by Bassem Akiki. Soloists Laurence Servaes, soprano Sara Fulconi, mezzo Magid El-Bushra, counter Sebastien Droy, tenor Mark S. Doss, soloists of the Trinity Boys Choir. Recorded in November 2018 at the Philharmonie de Paris.