Teatro Dante Alighieri, ''Tenebrae''


The scenographical installation is formed by a low and wide flight of steps that is as wide as the stage, with a central ramp that climbs to the upper level, that where the three singers are standing. On the sides of the central ramp, two black RNO - Notturno Rear-projection screenss 5,5 x h 8 m hang immediately in front of those there are two Ghiaccio transparent backdrops with the same size.
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The stage reflects on the sides in two ZSM - Magic Mirror backdrops 5,4 x h 7,4 m, that enlarge its size ...
... while the front of the stage is veiled by a backdrop made of black BGO - Gobelin tulle 13 x h 8 m, hand worked adding some filamentous applications, that can be lifted and lowered and that receives the projections in various moments of the show. On the stair, one of the two cuts of red HSE - Tempesta silk 9 m long used by the scenography.
A second backdrop made of black BGO - Gobelin, more transparent because it's not worked, can go up and down with the same movement among the first tulle backdrop with filaments and the Ghiaccio transparent backdrops.The cuts of light on the backdrop made of black BGO - Gobelin tulle ...
... are alternated with superimposed projections always on the same black tulle BGO - Gobelin ...
... and to the movements of light on the three singers and on the stage set behind the tulle.
Light effects on the backdrop made of black BGO - Gobelin tulle with filamentous applications. On the sides of the singer in the middle, the rear-illumination of the two black Rear-projection screens RNO - Notturno underlines the silhouettes of other two singers.
Projections on the backdrop made of black BGO - Gobelin tulle ...
Video opera
texts drawn from works by Massimo Cacciari
and the Officium tenebrarum
First night
Ravenna, Teatro Dante Alighieri, 18/6/2010

virtual image
Light design
Vincent Longuemare
Live electronics
Luigi Ceccarelli
Stage direction
Cristina Mazzavillani Muti


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Teatro Dante Alighieri, ''Tenebrae''


Materials used in this production

BGO - Gobelin

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

HSE - Tempesta

Silks and satins

QSF - Miroflex

Mirroring materials

Rear-projection screens

Rear-projection screens

RNO - Notturno

Rear-projection films

ZFG - Backdrops made of QGH - Ghiaccio

Mirror / transparent backdrops

ZSM - Mirrors made of QSM - Magic Mirror Film

Projection / transparency backdrops

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