Dance Opera (Choreography and stage setting by Josef Nadj)
“A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)”   79:57

György Szabados & MAKUZ
Musicians:
Szabados György (conductor, piano)
„Kobzos” Kiss Tamás (vocal-recital)
Baló István (percussion)
Benkő Róbert (cello)
Dresch Mihály (reeds)
Gerőly Tamás (percussion)
Grencsó István (reeds)
Kovács Ferenc (trumpet, violin)
Lőrinszky Attila (double bass)
Mákó Miklós (trumpet, tuba)
Vaskó Zsolt (reeds, jew’s harp)

from the premier of the Dance Opera in Best (F) November 1989 we have the following information:

  • Choreography and stage setting: Josef Nadj
  • Scenography: Goury
  • Costume: Catherine Rigault
  • Masks: Jean-Marie Binoche
  • Lighting Design: Rdmi Nicolas Assisted by Sylvie Vautrin
  • Original Music by the Hungarian composer:
  • Gyorgy Szabados, interpreted on stage by the eleven musicians of the ensemble Makuz of Budapest.
  • Poet: Gyula Kodolanyi – book
  • With Dancers:
  • Joszef Sarvari (the Emperor) – Denes Debrei (the madman) -Marie-Hdldne Mortureux (the little saint) – Gyork Szakonyi (the Doctor)-Laszlo Hudi (the Magician) – Kathleen Reynolds, Cdcile Thidblemont (the women) -Josef Nadj, Frdddric Lescure (the servants, thePhilosophers).
  • Sound Direction: Pierre Jacquot
  • Production: Commissioned by the Quartz de Brest, Theatre de la Ville-Paris, L’hippodrome-Douai, Centre de Production Choregraphique-Orleans. Graceau concours de la Fondation Beaumarchais, withthe participation of AlphaFnac. Coproduction of the Centre Choregraphique National d’Orleans.

see also “Josef Nadj’s Website

 

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