#OccupyOpera II summer workshop held by VoxLAB in 2019 at the Norwegian Opera & Ballet rehearsal studios. Led by opera singer and composer Kristin Norderval. The video contains excerpts from the workshop and performance. Music is composed by Kristin Norderval and members of the group.
Idith Meshulam Korman
Ensemble Pi plays "Ask Me" by Kristin Norderval, text: Naomi Wallace
"Ask Me" is the third movement of "Three Character Studies" - 3 arias from an opera in progress based on the story of Patricia Isasa. In 1976 Patricia Isasa -- then a high school student, and just 16 years old - was abducted, imprisoned and tortured by the military junta that ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983. Isasa was one of as many 30,000 citizens who were disappeared in Argentina, and one of the few who survived and brought her case to the public and the courts. 33 years after her abduction she managed to bring her torturers to justice. performed Nov 9th & 10th, 2012, by Ensemble Pi at the Cell Theatre in Manhattan. Kristin Norderval, composer, vocalist and laptop processing; Kevin Norton, percussion; Cristian Amigo, guitar; Isabel Castellvi, cello For the complete performance of "Three Character Studies" go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1VUu4...
Carl J Asquini
Ruth Wilhelmine Meyer and Nils Henrik Asheim, VOX HUMANA, Oslo Domkirke
Ruth Wilhelmine Meyer and Nils Henrik Asheim perform from their record VOX HUMANA at Oslo Domkirke 25 January 2019. Album available now, Kirkelig Kulturverksted. on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/2n2em8JwJwKmlFxwNvRs2f on Apple Music: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/vox-humana/1437545935 Video filmed, edited and produced by © carl j asquini, 2019
Concept & Co-creation : Øystein Elle(Norway) Ruth Wilhelmine Meyer(Norway) Janne Hoem(Norway) MUTSUMI+NEIRO(Japan) Music : Øystein Elle & Ruth Wilhelmine Meyer Performance : Øystein Elle/ vocals Ruth Wilhelmine Meyer/ vocals MUTSUMI+NEIRO/ butoh dance Film by : Rinko Tsukamoto 睦美・寧呂 HP https://www.mutsumineiro.com