Black Cat/New Angels

A stage musical for one tenor, two dancers and a baroque ensemble, based on the novella "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe. Music by Johann Sebastian Bach and David Sylvian. Conceived by Martin Haselböck, Frank Hoffmann and Virgil Widrich. World premiere 19/11/2012 at the Théâtre National du Luxembourg.
A co-production of the Théâtre National du Luxembourg and Musikkonzept Wien.
Musical director: Martin Haselböack
Director: Frank Hoffmann
Stage and visuals: Virgil Widrich
Digital painting and animation: Oleg Prodeus
Costumes: Katharina Polheim

Singers: Christoph Genz or James Oxley
Dancers: Sylvia Camarda, Jean-Guillaume Weis
Ensemble: Wiener Akademie/Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra Los Angeles

Events, film screenings: 4

11. June 2013 – 14. June 2013
From 11. to 14.6.2013, performances of "Black Cat/New Angels" at Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen, Halle König Ludwig 1/2, Recklinghausen.
06. April 2013 – 07. April 2013
On April 6th and 7th, 2013, performance of "Black Cat/New Angels" at "MuTh - Konzertsaal der Wiener Sängerknaben" in Vienna.
19. November 2012
Concept (in collaboration with Martin Haselböck and Frank Hoffmann), stage design and film projections for the stage work "Black Cat/New Angels", which premieres on 19.11.2012 at the Théâtre National du Luxembourg. Further performances on 20. and 21.11.2012 and 18., 19. and 20.12.2012
04. July 2012
Concept meeting with Martin Haselböck and Frank Hoffmann in Vienna.
17. May 2012
First concept meeting with Martin Haselböck and Frank Hoffmann at Düsseldorf Airport.