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HSE - Tempesta

Silk for scenography

HSE - Tempesta95. grey in half-transparency.
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HSE - Tempesta72. light blue Teatro Verdi, ''La Tragédie de Salomè''
A preparation that belongs to the history of the modern scenography: Luciano Damiani experimented in a revolutionary and definitive way the use of the silk for scenography, that since then on, in Italy - and in many other countries - it was called HSE - Tempesta.Damiani used the lightness of the HSE - Tempesta to create a shaken and fluctuating surface that simulated the stormy sea, having under the backdrop made of silk numerous actors that shook upward their arms. Piccolo Teatro, ''The Tempest''
Projections on a big spiral backdrop made of white HSE - Tempesta realized for a famous preparation by Josef Svoboda. Piccolo Teatro, ''Faust, fragments''
Small vaulting backdrops realized with white HSE - Tempesta in a scene that also uses a backdrop made of threads NTR - Tripolina. Ravenna Festival, ''Pietra di diaspro''
The flag is manufactured in HSE - Tempesta with the colours 01. white, 45. red and 72. light blue.The picture underlines, besides the lightness, the marked transparency of the fabric.The mantles of the choir and of Mirella Freni are actually constituted by backdrops made of HSE - Tempesta, colour 1 white. The Maid of OrleansMusic - Opera in four actsPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) Scenography,costume designTechnical directionStage directionStaging - Luisa SpinatelliSaverio SantoliquidoLamberto PuggelliTeatro Regio of Turin
The transparency of the white draperies made of HSE - Tempesta, placed side by side to the black ones made of EVT - Light Sceno Poly that have been stretched on the frames. The sea is a realization performed with the silver fabric MSC - Spalmato Cuba. Teatro San Carlo, ''Tristan und Isolde''
A big draped backdrop manufactured by the workshop of the Teatro alla Scala with around 450 m² of HSE - Tempesta 45. red. Teatro alla Scala, ''L'altro Casanova''
Flame reaction
FR - flame retardant
NFR - not flame retardant (white only)
FR certification
EN 13501-1 class B s1 d0
EN 13773 class 1
Composition
100% silk
Weight
22 g/m²
Width
140 cm
Length
± 47 m
Packing method
rolled-up fabric
Available colours
see colour chart
Custom colours
minimum order quantity ± 200 m

Lightness
Rating 5.0 extremely volatile, for fluctuating backdrops
Transparency
against light
Rating 4.5
Wall effect
with frontal lighting
Rating 5.0
Frontal lighting
Rating 5.0 white/grey
Rear-illumination
Rating 5.0 white/grey
Paintability
Rating 1.5

Availabilty
by the metre
in full bolts/rolls
in custom realizations

Colour chart

HSE140N - Tempesta - Flameproof01 white (also available in NFR version)45. red72. light blue75. bleu95. grey99. black
HSE140N - Tempesta - Flameproof b>Special colors available until stocks last:23. yellow63. green chroma key64. green

Video & Documentation

Tiziano Ferro, ''AME'': test kabuki curtain made of Silk Tempesta

Arena Sferisterio, ''Les contes d'Hoffmann'': kabuki backdrop made of Silk Tempesta

Arena Sferisterio, ''Les contes d'Hoffmann'': backdrop made of Silk Tempesta

Tiziano Ferro, ''AME'': kabuki curtain made of Silk Tempesta

Ravenna Festival, ''Pietra di diaspro''

See also ...

Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, ''Nabucco''

Lyric opera

Convention Fiumicino

Conventions

Eros Ramazzotti, ''Ali e Radici''

Concerts

Luciano Ligabue, ''Tour Ellesette''

Concerts

Piccolo Teatro, ''Faust, fragments''

Prose theatre

Piccolo Teatro, ''The Tempest''

Prose theatre

Ravenna Festival, ''Pietra di diaspro''

Lyric opera

Teatro alla Scala, ''L'altro Casanova''

Dance

Teatro alla Scala, ''Simon Boccanegra''

Lyric opera

Teatro Amilcare Ponchielli, ''Andromeda liberata''

Lyric opera

Teatro Comunale, ''Orphée et Eurydice''

Lyric opera

Teatro de la Maestranza, ''Tannhäuser''

Lyric opera

Teatro de la Zarzuela, ''El niño judio''

Operetta, zarzuela, musical

Teatro del Canguro, ''Cielomaresoleluna''

Theatre ''di figura''

Teatro La Fenice, ''Il killer di parole''

Lyric opera

Teatro Massimo, ''I Vespri siciliani''

Lyric opera

Teatro Pergolesi, ''Don Giovanni''

Lyric opera

Teatro San Carlo, ''Tristan und Isolde''

Lyric opera

Teatro Sociale di Rovigo, ''Otello''

Lyric opera

Teatro Stabile di Torino, ''Operette Morali''

Prose theatre

Teatro Verdi di Padova, ''Aida''

Lyric opera

Tiziano Ferro, ''Alla mia età''

Concerts