A Africana | The African Woman

Cão Solteiro & Vasco Araújo

A piece co created with the artist Vasco Araújo, based on the opera L’Africaine composed by Giacomo Meyerbeer with libretto by Eugène Scribe from which José Maria Vieira Mendes wrote the original text One Plus One.
The original score is adapted by Nicholas Mcnair.

Teatro Municipal Maria Matos | Lisbon 2012
Other presentations:
Centro Cultural Vila Flor | Guimarães 2013

 

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script Cão Solteiro and Vasco Araújo
text José Maria Vieira Mendes
musical adaptation, aditional composition and musical direction Nicholas McNair
set design Vasco Araújo
costume design Mariana Sá Nogueira
lighting design Daniel Worm
hair and make-up design Sano de Perpessac
costume design assistants Catarina Soares . Miguel Morazzo . Ricardo Santanna
production and photography Joana Dilão

actors Bernardo Rocha . Luís Magalhães . Noëlle Georg . Patrícia da Silva . Paula Sá Nogueira . Paulo Lages

soloists Marina Pacheco . Sónia Alcobaça . Vasco Araújo

chorus Afonso Moreira . Ana Urbano . Anna Kássia . Bruno Almeida . Fátima Nunes . Jaime Bacharel . Laura Lopes . Luís Pereira . Mariana Russo . Nuno Fidalgo . Pedro Cachado . Rita Marques . Rita Tavares . Rui Aleixo . Tiago Oliveira . Verónica Silva

chorus rehearsals Clara Coelho

music ensemble (E.S.M.L. opera studio) Catarina Távora, cello . João Carvalheiro, clarinet . Tatiana Rosa, flute

a co-production with Maria Matos Teatro Municipal and Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian