Teatro de la Maestranza, ''Tannhäuser''


Two red large sails made of HSE - Tempesta silk ...
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... illuminated and draped the sides of the stage, detach on the background of a cyclorama made of black COS - Oscurante molton.
The sails made of red HSE - Tempesta silk inflated by the action of the of the wind machines.

«... the filmaker doesn't betray the expectations stamping [the show] on the impalpable vision of the feelings with beautiful figures, is these curtains, soldiers and same characters of the work, as suspended in the air, everything fluctuating from the beginning at the end of the show, through the use of manifold and hidden fans that furnish a paradisiacal stage effect, accomplice the cloth of the costumes signed by Franz Blumbauer: a thin silk used for the parachutes; the same cloth used for the enormous curtain that cover the whole scene and the floor for the first act (of a sensual red flame colour) and the costumes of the characters of a pure and virginal white.»From L'Opera, No. 114.
Two red large sails made of HSE - Tempesta silk ...
The costumes by Franz Blumbauer, made of white HSE - Tempesta silk, symbol of purity.
Great romantic opera in three acts
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Richard Wagner
First night
Dresden, Königliches Hoftheater, 19/10/1845

Werner Herzog
Maurizio Balò
Costume design
Technical direction
Antonio Moreno
Stage direction

1997 / 1998

Materials used in this production

COS - Oscurante

Duvetyne and blackout fabrics

FBR - Bruxelles

·Limited fabrics·

HSE - Tempesta

Silks and satins

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