OPERA MY COLOURFUL PAST
Libretto & Producer: Bikkel Artist.
With music of F. Poulenc under poems of P. Elouard
World Première November 16th 2012, Stadsgehoorzaal Vlaardingen, NL
The short Opera My Colourful Past is performed by Julia Kleute (soprano), Sofia Vasheruk (piano) and Bikkel (contemporary artist).
Opera My Colourful Past is a collage of music around themes of well known artists as Picasso, Chagall, Braque, Gris, Klee, Miro, Villon, De colorful artwork of the "old masters" are been sung while there is given a glimpse into the practice of the contemporary artist.
The song cycle'' Le Travail du Peintre'' of composer Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) forms the core of the opera. The additions to the program of contemporaries such as Debussy and others.