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Michel van der Aa - The Book Of Water



Year / Length:2022, 70’, World premiere
Based upon:Man in the Holocene by Max Frisch adapted by Michel van der Aa
Narrator/Geiser:Samuel West (Geiser young)
Geiser (film):Timothy West (Geiser elderly)
Soprano film:Mary Bevan (Corrine)
String Quartet:Ensemble Modern
Violins:Jagdish Mistry, Giorgos Panagiotidis
Viola:Megumi Kasakawa
Cello:Eva Böcker
Composition, stage director, script:Michel van der Aa
Dramaturgy:Madelon Kooijman
Scenography advice:Theun Mosk
Light design:Bart van den Heuvel
Costume Design:Judith de Zwart
Technical production:Siemen van der Werf
Sound Design :Paul Jeukendrup
Stage Manager:Martijn van Nunen
Play-out operator:Fergus McAlpine
Light operator :Douwe Bulten
Sound operator:Tomas Valečka
Production Manager:Djoere de Jong / ProductieCollectief
Director of photography:Joost Rietdijk nsc
Executive producer film:Arjen Oosterbaan | Eastbound Films
Commission:La Biennale di Venezia, Ensemble Modern, Muziekgebouw Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, November Music, Köln Philharmonie, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Tongyeong Festival.
Production:La Biennale di Venezia, doubleAFoundation (Foundation doubleA is supported by Performing Arts Fund NL), Performing Arts Fund NL
With financial support of:Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, Ammodo, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Cultuurfonds Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten, Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung, Stichting Reinbert de Leeuw, Société Gavigniès, Gieskes-Strijbis Fonds
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San Marco, 4650/B
30124 Venezia
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