Bregenzer Festspiele / Karl Forster

SOLARIS

Video art direction for the world premiere of this “Science-Fiction” opera.

Opera by Detlev Glanert (Based on the novel by Stanisław Lem)
Libretto: Reinhard Palm

Directed by Moshe Leiser & Patrice Caurier
Video art director: Tommi Brem / Video production: Loomo
Stage: Christian Fenouillat / Costumes: Agostino Cavalca / Light: Christophe Forey
Conductor: Markus Stenz

Solaris, Bregenzer Festspiele, Karl Forster

Premiere: Bregenzer Festspiele, 18. July 2012



Video by loomo.pl

“Tommi Brem’s video projections enhanced the stage in a fascinating manner. Intertwined with Christophe Forey’s light design, which captured Solaris’ flexibility in plays with illumination, tentacles of light are creeping in through the windows like fluid cell-structures. Technical light signals shoot up the walls. As the sleeping Harey rises as immaterial projection to follow Kris – she is dependend on his “thoughts” and is stopped in her desparation by the locked door – it was a visual climax.”

– Deutschlandfunk

Solaris, video set-up, Tommi Brem

Cast:
Kris Kelvin: Dietrich Henschel
Harey: Marie Arnet
Snaut: Martin Koch
Sartorius: Martin Winkler
Negerin: Bonita Hyman
Alte Frau: Christiane Oertel
Zwerg: Mirka Wagner
Solaris: Prager Philharmonischer Chor

Solaris, Bregenzer Festspiele, Karl Forster

Most photos on this page: Karl Forster, Bregenzer Festspiele.