Welcoming Chaya Czernowin
We are delighted to welcome Chaya Czernowin to our circle of artists, and look forward to the world premiere of her eagerly awaited opera Infinite Now, which will be given under the baton of Titus Engel in Ghent on 18 April, before further performances in Antwerp and Paris.
Based on a story by the Chinese author Can Xue as well as Luk Perceval’s drama Front, itself based on Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front, the opera explores the elongation of time in the face of catastrophe. Infinite Now is Chaya Czernowin’s third opera, and comes 17 years after her artistic breakthrough, Pnima… ins Innere at the Munich Biennale, which was awarded Premiere of the Year by Opernwelt Magazine and received the Bayerischen Theaterpreis.
Titus Engel has become known for bringing new operatic works to the stage, and recently gave the premiere of Elena Mendoza’s La ciudad de las mentiras at Teatro Real Madrid.
18 – 23/4/2017
30/4 – 6/5/2017
26, 28, 31/5, 5, 7, 18/6/2017
Philharmonie de Paris