ROOM FOR INNOVATION.

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CHAMBER OPERA IMPROV NIGHT

GORDON SAFARI, KONSTANTIN PAUL, MICHAEL HOFER-LENZ, KATRIN HELES, JAKOB HOFFMANN, ELECTRA LOCHHEAD, JAKOB MITTERRUTZNER

A NEW FORMAT

OPERA. Times completely different

On this evening only one thing is certain: that there is absolutely no security. 4 singers from the Salzburg Chamber Opera compete in order to freely develop scenes, texts and even music on topics that you as the audience specify. There are no rehearsed texts or arias, everything arises in the same moment and in front of your eyes - and you choose the topic as the audience. This unique event takes place in the Living Room Salzburg. So secure your place, make yourself comfortable with beer and popcorn and lean back for the most unforeseen evening at the opera in Salzburg's history!

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THE APPOINTMENTS

February 19, 2022 - 7:00 p.m.

February 20, 2022 - 11:00

Es gelten die aktuellen Bestimmungen zum Besuch von öffentlichen Veranstaltungen.

Am 19.+20. Februar sind dies FFP2-Maske und 3G-Regel (Nachweis, dass Sie geimpft oder genesen sind oder einen gültigen PCR-Test haben)

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THE APPOINTMENTS

February 19, 2022 - 7:00 p.m.

February 20, 2022 - 11:00

THE LOCATION "LIVING ROOM"

EAT, DRINK, THEATER

Literally living room feeling arises in the converted roof of the Living Room in Salzburg. Because an open bar and catering ensure all-round catering during the performance. A cozy evening is guaranteed in the well-connected location.

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NOTHING NEW IN THE WEST.
BUT NOT IN THE SOUTH.

GORDON SAFARI, KONSTANTIN PAUL, MICHAEL HOFER-LENZ, ELECTRA LOCHHEAD AND  MAX TAVELLA 
 

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FOCUS CULTURE

ABSOLUTE FUNCTIONAL SILENCE.

The latest coup of the Salzburg Chamber Opera exudes the charm of an old-fashioned video game - brought to a standstill by the catastrophe.

Perhaps the online opera is nothing new in the West, but nothing in the South is a particularly sophisticated metaphor for the general stagnation - between grand opera and sound collage.

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SALZBURGER NEWS

A NOWHERE MADE OF SMALL SCRAPS

"There is nothing to see here": The trained Austrian shudders at this frequently used phrase. In the latest production of the Salzburg Chamber Opera, "Nothing new in the west. But neither in the south", the sentence reflects the situation of two stranded people. In their second digital opera together, librettist Konstantin Paul and composer Gordon Safari expose a couple in nowhere ...

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RTS TELEVISION

NEW OPERA GOES ON THE INTERNET

The Salzburg Chamber Opera has successfully shown its current work “Nothing new in the West, but neither in the South” online. The opera about two lonely surfers in the universe was produced exclusively on the computer. More details about the piece in the print magazine of our cultural partner "Orpheus".

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NOTHING NEW IN THE WEST. BUT NOT IN THE SOUTH.

ECHO SYSTEM

TO WORK

Mass, consumption and communication. Three influences that constantly affect our lives as individuals.  

How are you supposed to develop yourself when the struggle for ownership is paramount? How do you meet other people if they turn out to be competitors? And how do we live communication after such a long isolation?

ECHO SYSTEM
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ECHO SYSTEM.
THINGS LEFT UNSAID.

GORDON SAFARI, KONSTANTIN PAUL, MICHAEL HOFER-LENZ, AGNES LUCK GAPLIN, ELECTRA
LOCHHEAD, ZOFIA SZABO, KATRIN HELLES, BERNHARD TEUFL, JAKOB HOFFMANN, HANNAH VINZENS

FOCUS CULTURE

Echo system instead of echo chamber in the reverberation room of the Kollegienkirche: Things left unsaid is the motto of the second production of the Salzburg Chamber Opera with music from Bach to Cage and an expansive network sculpture. 

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DAY 47

GORDON SAFARI, KONSTANTIN PAUL, MICHAEL HOFER-LENZ, ELECTRA LOCHHEAD, SILVIA MORODER, JAKOB MITTERRUTZNER,   GIAN BHOGAL, JOHANNES HUBMER

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THE STANDARD

DIGITAL CORONA OPERA FROM SALZBURG HAS PREMIERE ON YOUTUBE

Salzburg artists took the crisis as an impetus to break new ground - the boundaries between film, opera, digitality and music are blurring.

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ORPHEUS MAGAZINE

OPERATION RELOADED

While the theater world is struggling with lockdown, some young artists are swimming against the tide, founding the Salzburg Chamber Opera and bringing a “digital opera” to the world premiere at lightning speed. Does the format keep what it promises?

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KRONEN NEWSPAPER

DIGITAL OPERA CELEBRATED PREMIERE IN LIVESTREAM

The newly founded Chamber Opera Salzburg put the Corona opera “Day 47” on the Internet on May 1st. Director Konstantin Paul and designer Michael Hofer-Lenz wrote the libretto in one and a half weeks. Gordon Safari composed the music. Was it a snap shot?

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DAY 47