Vvedensky Train - Patrick Faurot

Vvedensky Train

Premiered December 10-11, 2014 at the 4th Annual Daniil Kharms Festival in Berlin

Perfomed June 5-6, 2015 at the Acker Stadt Palast

Direction, Concept & Composition: Patrick Faurot
Choreography & Costumes: Manon Parent
Masks: Eva Hafner
Stage Design: Patrick Faurot
Libretto bases on the poetry of Alexander Vvedensky (in English translation by Eugene Ostashevsky & Matvei Yankelevich)

Miriam Siebenstädt (Sopranino & Baritone Saxophone)
Florent Mannant (Tenor Saxophone)
Patrick Faurot (Alto Saxophone)
Tatsumi Ryusui (Analog Electron Feedback Machine)
Max Gassmann (Percussion)
Adam Goodwin (Bass)
Jörg Stickan (Voice)
Yuri Mizobuchi (Voice)
Manon Parent (Dance)
Michiyasu Furutani (Dance)

Surrealist (i.e. faux-hermetic) poetic teleportation via operatic form and animal mask

Second Act excerpt from the Acker Stadt Palast, June 2015

Rug/Hydrangeo excerpt (First Act) from the 4th Annual Kharms Festival

Full-length video of Vvedensky Train at the Acker Stadt Palast