Benjamin Attahir, La Monnaie/ De Munt & KVS
The work of Belgian Nobel Prize winner Maurice Maeterlinck is rife with mystery and tension. With a work titled Le Silence des Ombres (based on the triptych Trois Petits Drames pour Marionnettes, containing the works Intérieur, Alladine et Palomides and La Mort de Tintagiles), composer-conductor Benjamin Attahir and director Olivier Lexa, the young creators of this new opera, fully embrace the silence, the invisible, the unsayable and the suppressed dramatic tension. “The drama needs to play out in the dream of every viewer ...”
Le Silence des Ombres is a creation commissioned by La Monnaie, premiering at KVS.