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Philip Glass / Allen Ginsberg „Hydrogen Jukebox“

16.07.2024
Location: Nobel Hall of the Noblessner Foundry, Tallinn
Time: 19:00

For five evenings, the Nobel Hall in Noblessner will host the contemporary opera "Hydrogen Jukebox" by Philip Glass, one of the world's most performed composers. For the first time, the Estonian audience can experience a work with a libretto written by the revolutionary beat poet Allen Ginsberg.

Philip Glass's music takes us on a wild journey, addressing themes from love and rebellion to anti-war sentiments and political resistance. It is a wild ride through the iconic events of the 20th century.

In a captivating visual spectacle, under the direction of Grammy winner conductor Tõnu Kaljuste, top Estonian soloists and musicians meet.
Music director and conductor: Tõnu Kaljuste
Director and video artist: Veiko Tubin
Choreographer-director: Ingmar Jõela
Lighting designer: Priidu Adlas
Cast: Ivo Uukkivi (Estonian Drama Theatre), Heldur Harry Põlda (Estonian National Opera), Iris Oja, Karis Trass (Estonian National Opera), Maria Listra, Raiko Raalik (Estonian National Opera), and Tamar Nugis (Estonian National Opera)

NARGEN OPERA BAND
Percussion: Petri Piiparinen and Tiit Joamets
Keyboards: Kadri-Ann Sumera and Talvi Hunt
Woodwinds: Danel Aljo, Mari-Liis Vind, and Meelis Vind

Premiere on July 6, 2024, at the Nobel Hall of the Noblessner Foundry.
Performances on July 7, 16, 17, and 18, 2024.
The performance is in English and Estonian, with subtitles.

Tickets: Piletikeskus
More info: Facebook
 
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