Santiago Blaum

Nietzsche Contra Wagner Nueva Germania Opera Tropical


ca. 90 min

More than 100 years ago, the political agitator Bernhard Förster and Friedrich Nietzsche’s sister Elisabeth wanted to realize the utopia of a “pure race” in the jungles of Paraguay. The “Nueva Germania” that they planned is resuscitated on stage as a non-place, as a dream, and as a TV show. Sounds from Richard Wagner are mixed with pop music. This is how Santiago Blaum continues his research on the role of the opera genre for contemporary theater.

Production: Santiago Blaum. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), FFT Düsseldorf und Hellerau – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste (Dresden). Supported by Hauptstadtkulturfonds.


Director / Musical Director:: Santiago Blaum / By and with: Eva Löbau, Tatiana Saphir, Jessica Gadani, Sebastián Arranz, Elly Fujita, Tamara Saphir, Jan Sebastian Suba, Rahel Savoldelli / Music: Santiago Blaum / Band: Accordion:: Timofey Sattarov / Guitar:: Julian Datta / E-Bass / Double Bass:: Francisco Hidalgo / Percussion:: Tayfun Schulzke / Assistant Director:: Paola Bascon, Luz Algranti / Costumes:: Cristina Nyffeler / Assistant Set Design:: Belle Santos / Light Design: : Benny Hauser / Video Design: Pablo Derka / Interactive Music Installation:: Tobias Euler / Research / Support Text: David Magnus / Sound Design: : Stephan Wöhrmann / Press and Production Management:: björn & björn


  • Past
    Fri 19.4.2013, 20:00 / HAU2
    Sat 20.4.2013, 20:00 / HAU2
    Sun 21.4.2013, 20:00 / HAU2


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