This opera for children’s voices is an opportunity to examine travel and absence. With a fresco by the painter and sculptor Françoise Pétrovitch, a proponent of washes and ink, this world premiere is a musical, poetic and imagistic dive into the greatness of the world and other people’s lives, from Aden to Zanzibar, via Samarkand.
World premiere Conductor : Maxime Pascal. Scenography and costumes : Françoise Pétrovitch. Video : Françoise Pétrovitch and Hervé Plumet. Staging : Lodie Kardouss. Choir master : Pascal Hellot. The orchestra of the Opéra de Rouen Normandie. Children’s choir of the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Rouen. Libretto by Frédéric Boyer.