Mariinsky Theatre, ''Requiem''

Saint Petersburg

A Rear-illuminated backdrop made of RNB - Nebbia film, 18 x h 12 m, filters and diffuses the light projected or back-projected onto a cyclorama at its back ...
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... made of white ASC1220S - Sceno 1.200 cm muslin, 22 x h 12 m, which here receives a different lighting.The two large mobile framed wings ...
... disappear from the scene and the background lighting changes in intensity and colour.The blue light in the center, behind the choir, is a dynamic video projection ...
... rear-projected directly onto the RNB - Nebbia backdrop.All the photographs were taken during the general rehearsals of the show, in fact ...
... here on the left, from behind and against the light, Daniele Finzi Pasca is recognizable as he illustrates the progress of the scene to the soloists and the choir.The presence of the French set designer Jean Rabasse alongside the Ticinese director has reconstituted on the scene of the major theater of St. Petersburg ...
... the artistic combination that created, together with the Teatro Sunil and the Compagnia Finzi Pasca, the circus show Corteo, the most successful production of the Cirque_du_Soleil and therefore of the circus of all time.Daniele Finzi Pasca gives his instructions to the choir ...
... and here he explains the movements to the angels who animate a vision of the afterlife which, in this interpretation of the Requiem ...
... contrasts with that of Dies irae, represented by the blaze of infernal flames, visible here during a rear projection test on a RAR - Arizona screen.At the time of staging the rear projection will combine ...
Religious music
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
First night
Milan, Chiesa di San Marco, 22/5/1874

Costume design
Giovanna Buzzi
Make-up design
Chiqui Barbé
Light design
Daniele Finzi Pasca
Alexis Bowles
Video design
Roberto Vitalini for BASHIBA
Production concept
Daniele Finzi Pasca
Julie Hamelin
Stage direction

Mariinsky Theatre of Saint Petersburg

Video & Documentation

Mariinsky Theatre, ''Requiem'': thread curtain Tripolina

Mariinsky Theatre, ''Requiem'': rear-illuminated backdrop Nebbia

Materials used in this production

NTR - Tripolina

Materials for string curtains

Rear-illuminated backdrops

Vinyl backdrops: typologies

RNB - Nebbia

Rear-projection films

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