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Teatro Lirico, ''Carmen''

Cagliari

The scene of the airplane brings to the mind somehow Casablanca's Bogartian atmospheres, contemporary to the Spain of Francisco Franco in the years 1940s, in which Stephen Medcalf choose to transpose the action of this Carmen.The image underlines the Stage masking of the Teatro Lirico, made of black FOT - Otello Velvet and the black TMP - Perotapis Event Carpet used to frame the landing strip.
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The unusual temporal choice of Medcalf dipped Bizet's opera in a contemporaneity difficult to explain if not with the climate of war recalled by the terrorist attacks that, in new millennium, are repeatedly srtriking Europe.
The backdrop made of painted BGO - Gobelin Tulle with which the scenographer Jamie Vartan veiled the whole stage.

One of the several backdrops made of strong ANM - Nomentana Canvas covered by painted foam-rubber with masonry effect with which were realized the walls used in some scenes of the opera.
Some backdrops made of strong ANM - Nomentana Canvas covered by painted foam-rubber with masonry effect.
Some backdrops made of strong ANM - Nomentana Canvas covered by painted foam-rubber with masonry effect.
Opéra-comique in four acts
Music
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Libretto
First night
Paris, Opéra-Comique, 3/3/1875

Scenography,
costume design
Jamie Vartan
Light design
Simon Corder
Choreography
Maxine Braham
Technical direction
Paolo Calanchini
Stage direction

Staging
Teatro Lirico of Cagliari
Season
2005 / 2006

See also ...

ANM - Nomentana Canvas

Muslin and canvas

BGO - Gobelin Tulle

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

Flat making

Fabric: typologies of workmanships

FOT - Otello Velvet

Velvets

TMP - Perotapis Event Carpet

Textile floors