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Deniz Küstü: The sea-crossed fisherman

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Original languageEnglish
Publisher or commissioning bodyIstanbul Music Festival
DatePublished - 11 Jun 2016


New music-theatre performance, adapted from the novel by Yashar Kemal, co-commissioned by Istanbul Music Festival (IKSV) and ERC, performed at Surreya Opera House, Istanbul on 44. Istanbul Music Festival. Music by Michael Ellison, stage-adaptation, libretto, dramaturgy and direction by Simon Jones, choreography by Zeynep Tanbay, video and scenic design by NOHlab (Candas Sisman and Deniz Kader), musical direction by Michael Rafferty.

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This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 648810).

    Research areas

  • music theatre, adaptation, dramaturgy, yasar kemal, Opera, SCORE, Istanbul Music Festival, Istanbul, Nohlab

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