Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck performed by a reduced international cast of five; they form a post -punk band with an operatic approach in original music score inspired by Alban Berg’s ‘Wozzeck’ to challenge the idea of the European Union. Texts in performance: Georg Büchner’s ‘Woyzeck’, a speech on ‘Economy of the housekeeping’ by Angela Merkel, Georg Büchner’s ‘The messenger of Hessen’ (Der Hessische Landbote) etc.

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Concept, Adaptation, Direction:
Elli Papakonstantinou
Translation:
Koralia Sotiriadou

Performers:
Hendrik Arnst, Adrian Frieling (theremin), Argyris Xafis (electric guitar, harmonica, vocals), Fotini Papadodima (keyboards, vocals), Tilemachos Moussas (electric guitar, loops, efx)
Later Additions:

Music Composition, Musical Arrangement, Sound Design:
Tilemachos Mousas

Assistant to Director:
Efi Revmata
Producer(s):
ODC Ensemble, , Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2012
:
Supported by Goethe-Institut

Set Design, Costume Design:
Aristotelis Karananos, Alexandra Siafkou
Lighting Design:
Alekos Anastasiou

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Athens & Epidaurus Festival : 07-2012–07-2012
Peireos 260, Building E, Athens, Greece

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Woyzeck Quartet

A Piece for Five Performers
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and Athens & Epidauros Festival

Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck performed by a reduced international cast of five, a post-punk band with an operatic approach and original music score inspired by Alban Berg’s ‘Wozzeck’ challenging the idea of United Europe.
Texts in performance: Georg Büchner’s ‘Woyzeck’, Angela Merkel’s speech on ‘Economy of the housekeeping’, Georg Büchner’s ‘The Messenger of Hessen’ (Der Hessische Landbote) etc.

Credits

Concept + Adaptation + Direction: Elli Papakonstantinou

Performers: Hendrik Arnst, Adrian Frieling (theremin), Argyris Xafis (electric guitar, harmonica, vocals), Fotini Papadodima (keyboards, vocals), Tilemachos Moussas (electric guitar, loops, efx)

Music Composition + Arrangements + Sound Design: Tilemachos Mousas
Translation: Koralia Sotiriadou
Set + Costume Design: Aristotelis Karananos, Alexandra Siafkou
Lighting Design: Alekos Anastasiou

Assistant to Director: Efi Revmata

Performances

Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2012: 12-14.07.2012
Peireos 260, Building E, Athens, Greece

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Supported by:

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Papakonstantinou fearlessly explores the glaring and startling associations of the above connection…

Director Elli Papakonstantinou discerns a clear analogy between Woyzeck—the victim of those in power, the guinea pig of the educated elite—and contemporary Greece vis-à-vis the European troika, the guinea pig of Europe […] 

Manolis Vamvounis |  Mixtape | 15.07.2012

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