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Dutch National Opera
Opera Forward Festival 2020
Premiere of a new short opera, IDIOSYNCRATIC (take a deep dive down) at the Opera Forward Festival 2020 at Dutch National Opera
Time & Location
21 mrt. 2020 17:30 – 18:05
Dutch National Opera, Waterlooplein 22, 1011 PG Amsterdam, Netherlands
About the Event
Dive into the world of extremes! An opera about friction, pain, emotions and how to be heard in a world where nobody listens.
We live in a world that is focused on being happy, but there are also people who go through dark periods in their lives and find little guidance and help in solving their problems. Not everything is what it seems at first sight. If we open ourselves more to the other and offer a listening ear, would we find more happiness and harmony?
IDIOSYNCRATIC: take a deep dive down takes a dive into the psyche of three people. The opera shows the struggle between the cold and cold society and the emotional characters who want to express their heart. Both the music, the libretto and the staging show the friction between the two worlds. What happens when someone stands up and stands up for her opinion? Will there be a change? Is the moment that people are listening?