Requiem pour L.

Salle Louis-Fréchette du Grand Théâtre de Québec

1:40 (without intermission)

Without words

Tue 2nd June

Regular price / 55$ taxes and service fee included

By Alain Platel, music by Fabrizio Cassol after Mozart’s Requiem (Ghent )

Fourteen musicians from across the world come together around Mozart’s Requiem. In reconstructing that Requiem and celebrating life, they merge their own musical influences with genres including jazz, opera and popular African music.

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Music Fabrizio Cassol after Mozart’s Requiem
Direction Alain Platel
Conductor Rodriguez Vangama

With and by
Rodriguez Vangama (guitar and electric bass)
Boule Mpanya, Fredy Massamba, Russell Tshiebua (vocals)
Nobulumko Mngxekeza, Owen Metsileng, Stephen Diaz, Rodrigo Ferreira, Maribeth Diggle (lyric vocals)
Joao Barradas/Charles Kieny (accordion)
Kojack Kossakamvwe (electric guitar)
Niels Van Heertum (euphonium)
Bouton Kalanda, Erick Ngoya, Silva Makengo (likembe)
Michel Seba (percussions)

Dramaturgy Hildegard De Vuyst
Musical assistant Maribeth Diggle
Choreographic assistant Quan Bui Ngoc
Video Alain Platel (idea), Natan Rosseel (camera), Simon Van Rompay (montage)
Set design Alain Platel
Set realized by Wim Van de Cappelle in collaboration with scenography atelier NTGent
Light design Carlo Bourguignon
Sound design Carlo Thompson, Guillaume Desmet
Costume design Dorine Demuynck
Stage manager Wim Van de Cappelle
Photography Chris Van der Burght
Production managers Katrien Van Gysegem, Valerie Desmet
Direction assistant and tour manager Steve De Schepper
Trainee performing arts Lisaboa Houbrechts
Trainee theatre engineering Ijf Boullet


Thanks to Isnelle da Silveira, Filip De Boeck, Barbara Raes, Griet Callewaert, atelier NTGent, Mevrouw S.P., Juffrouw A.C., Fondation Camargo (Cassis, France), Sylvain Cambreling, Connexion vzw

We are sincerely grateful to L. and her family for their exceptional candour, their deep trust and the unique support to this special project.

In dialogue with dr. Marc Cosyns

les ballets C de la B, Festival de Marseille, Berliner Festspiele

Opéra de Lille (FR), Théâtre National de Chaillot Paris (FR), Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg (LU), Onassis Cultural Centre Athens (GR), TorinoDanza (IT), Aperto Festival/Fondazione I Teatri – Reggio Emilia (IT), Kampnagel Hamburg (DE), Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele (DE), Festspielhaus St. Pölten (AT), L’Arsenal Metz (FR), Scène Nationale du Sud-Aquitain – Bayonne (FR), La Ville de Marseille-Opéra (FR)

Frans Brood Productions

les ballets C de la B is supported by the Flemish authorities, City of Ghent, Province East Flanders, North Sea Port and the Belgian Taxshelter

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