Divine Madness

A dance-opera study of grief, revenge and love built around a soprano, three dancers and a live pianist.

Divine Madness explores the physicality of the soprano in the context of dance, the singer exploring her practice beyond the concert recital.

The sound score centres on using fragmented operatic extracts from arias in a context of exile, loss and revenge, including Ave Maria from Verdi’s Otello, Vissi Arte from Puccini’s Tosca, Ebben039;andro lontana from Catalina’s La Wally, Morgen by Richard Strauss, O Mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Schicchi by Puccini, Song of the Moon from Dvorak’s Rusalka and None but the Lonely Heart (Op 6 No 6) by Tchaikovsky.

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Divine Madness

Divine Madness explores the physicality of the soprano in the context of dance, the singer exploring her practice beyond the concert recital.

Sat
08
7pm
Dancers: Soprano: Mairéad Buicke Pianist: Aoife O’Sullivan
Irish Modern Dance Theatre
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A dance-opera study of grief, revenge and love built around a soprano, three dancers and a live pianist.

Divine Madness explores the physicality of the soprano in the context of dance, the singer exploring her practice beyond the concert recital.

The sound score centres on using fragmented operatic extracts from arias in a context of exile, loss and revenge, including Ave Maria from Verdi’s Otello, Vissi Arte from Puccini’s Tosca, Ebben039;andro lontana from Catalina’s La Wally, Morgen by Richard Strauss, O Mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Schicchi by Puccini, Song of the Moon from Dvorak’s Rusalka and None but the Lonely Heart (Op 6 No 6) by Tchaikovsky.

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