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E-Werk Maschinensaal




I Eat the Sun and Drink the Rain (special) //

A musical-literary performance with Sven Helbig, members of the ensemble and the DNT opera choir

Sven Helbig’s choral cycle »I Eat the Sun and Drink the Rain« from 2015 forms the basis of this musical-literary performance. In view of the digital revolution of the 21st century, we must ask ourselves about the state of artistic production and experience today: What impact does the Web 2.0 have on artists and their art, its reception and audience?

Helbig’s choral cycle represents an acoustically powerful manifesto to the human condition at the end of the Machine Age. At the DNT, Helbig, a composer and musician of both classical and popular music genres, wrote the score for the cross-genre production »THE NOISE OF THE WORLD, Or the Revelation of Thomas Müntzer« and the stage music for »Wallenstein« and »Faust. The Tragedy, Part II«.