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Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

conductor Raphaël Pichon —stage director Romeo Castellucci

Recording Date
8 July 2019
Languages
Performance in Latin and German subtitled in French
Distribution area
video available all over Europe
Video available for replay until
25.07.2020

Requiem
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)


With Mozart, all music is theatre. Symphony, string quartet, serenade… This also holds true for his religious music. Inhabited by this conviction, the bard of the boards Romeo Castellucci and the impassioned Mozartian Raphaël Pichon take hold of the unfinished Requiem by Amadeus in order to make it into a moving theatrical meditation, enriched with numerous barely known vocal pieces. Staged for the first time at the Théâtre de l’Archevêché, the final chef-d’oeuvre by Mozart appears not only to be a ritual for the repose of the dead, but also the celebration of the forces of life. Which, through the losses which rhythm the history of the world, continue to stimulate human generations.

PROGRAMME (PDF IN FRENCH)