I am Carmen من کارمن ھستم and that's not a love song - World premiere
Friday, 19 November 2021, 8 p.m.
Theater Bremen | Kleines Haus
Hasti Molavian (mezzo soprano), Tobias Schwencke (music arrangement, piano)
Christopher Scheuer (live-electronic, sensor technology), Kai Vido Meyer (video art)
Paul-Georg Dittrich (direction)
Further performances: 28. November 2021
At the centre of the music theatre project ICH BIN CARMEN is the mezzo-soprano Hasti Molavian, who was born in Iran and trained in Germany. Her autobiographical experiences are linked associatively with the themes and motifs from Georges Bizet's opera Carmen: Dreams, the urge for freedom and fears of a scarred past. Molavian, Dittrich (direction), Meyer (video), Dederichs (stage) and the composer duo Scheuer/Schwencke interrogate the narratives of both worlds for images of society and gender and design a utopian counterworld: between Bizet and Persian chant "Naghali", original Tehran locations and a poetic memory space.