THANKS TO MY EYES, World Première

July 5th, 2011

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence

opera in one act. Ensemble Modern, Franck Ollu conductor Performances: 5-6-8-9-10-12 July 2011


Opera in one act
Libretto by Joël Pommerat adapted from his play, Grâce à mes yeux, Actes Sud Papiers, 2003
Commissioned by the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence and Théâtre et Musique Paris - Réseau Varèse

Conductor, Franck Ollu Stage director, Joël Pommerat
Set design and light, Eric Soyer
Costumes, Deffin Isabelle

Aymar, Hagen Matzeit
The Father, Brian Bannatyne - Scott
The Mother, Anne Rotger
A Young Woman in the Night, Keren Motseri
A Young Blonde Woman, Fflur Wyn
The Man with Long Hair, Dominique Tack

Orchestre des Lauréats du Conservatoire de Paris

New production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
In co-production with Théâtre et Musique Paris/Théâtre de Gennevilliers CDNCC, the Royal Theatre La Monnaie in Brussels and Musica, the Festival of Today's Music in Strasbourg. Supported by the Réseau Varèse, subsidized by the Cultural Program of the European Commission and Pro-Helvetia, Swiss Art Council.