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Suite n°3 – Europe

    19/05  | 20:00
    20/05  | 15:00
    21/05  | 18:00

€ 18 / € 15 (-25/65+)
1h 30min
All official EU languages > NL / FR / EN

After the brilliant Suite n°1 and Suite n°2, which both premiered at Kunstenfestivaldesarts, the French collective Encyclopédie de la parole continues to draw from its collection of sound documents that are an inventory of ‘orality in all its forms’. Today it is interested in the words people don’t want to hear. Verbal attacks, anti-migrant or homophobic rhetoric, nationalist poetry or condescending sermons, Suite n°3 – Europe brings to the stage and puts into music 26 songs in the 24 official languages of the European Union. The show takes the form of a spoken opera performed by two actor-singers and a pianist, in the tradition of lovely European salons, but whose melodies bring to our ears all the viciousness, gore, violence and hatred that also make up our European reality.

See also
Workshop on 9 > 16/05 – 10:00 > 16:00
Artist talk with Joris Lacoste on 20/05 – 17:00

Encyclopédie de la parole

Composition & direction
Joris Lacoste 

Composition & music
Pierre-Yves Macé 

Bianca Iannuzzi, Laurent Deleuil & Denis Chouillet (piano) 

Artistic collaboration
Elise Simonet

Lenio Kaklea

Scenography & light design
Florian Leduc

Stéphane Leclercq

Technical management on tour
Florian Leduc or Nicolas Bats

Ling Zhu

Singing master
Vincent Leterme

Vocal coach
Valérie Philippin

Staging intern
Yvan Loiseau

Translation & project manager
Marie Trincaretto 

English text
Julie Etienne

English, French, Dutch, German, Portuguese, Hungarian, Spanish, Polish, Croatian, Danish, Maltese, Italian, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Finnish, Bulgarian, Swedish, Greek, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Slovenian

Théâtre Garonne - Scène européenne, Toulouse, 2017 October the 10th 

Collecting coordinators
Joris Lacoste, Valérie Louys, Marion Siéfert, Elise Simonet 

Invited archive collectors
Christa Antoniou (CY), Zsolt Boros (HU), Tamara Bracic Vidmar (SL), Rita Bukauskaite (LIT), Ida Daniel (BUL), Milena Ilieva (BUL), Pierre Daubigny (POL), Ania Szczepanska (POL), Glen Falzon (MT), Antoine Cassar (MT), Nicole Genovese (FIN), Kim Jeitz (LU), Genevieve Leyh (ENG), Lenka Luptakova (SK), Shane Mansfield (GLA), Barbara Matijevic (HR), Sabine Macher (DE), Nicolas Melard (AT), Olivier Van Nooten (NL), Daniel Naami (NL), Federico Paino (IT), Ruta Pakalne (LV), Alise Bokaldere (LV), Birgit Peeters (BE), Tomás Pereira Ginet-Jaquemet (ES), Sergiu Popescu (RO), David Roenner (SE), Brigitte Schima (AT), Soren Stecher-Rasmussen (DK), Maia Means (DK) et Sotiris Vasiliu (GR)

Thanks to
Sarah Becher (DE), Nikola Bencova (CZ), Isabel Calvo (ES), David-Alexandre Gueniot (PT), Patricia Almeida (PT), Anneke Lacoste (NL), Nuno Lucas (PT), Marie Pullerits (EST), Raquel Rodrigues da Costa Gomes de Sousa (PT)

Partners for collecting workshops
Teatro Municipal do Porto, Baltoscandal Festival (Rakvere)

Language coaches
Kim Andringa, Zsolt Boros, Rita Bukauskaite, Pierre Daubigny, Astrid De Graef, Nicole Genovese, Hanna Hedman, Milena Ilieva, Lénio Kaklea, Nuno Lucas, Christa Antoniou, Barbara Matijevic, Nele Suisalu, Bara Prochaskova, Sergiu Popescu, Kristine Borodina, Sarka Vancurova, Gabrielle Sargent, Ania Szczepanska Judyta Steffek & Alexander Nielsen

Production & administration
Echelle 1:1 / Edwige Dousset assisted by Justine Noirot

Production & distribution
Ligne Directe / Judith Martin & Marie Tommasini

Distribution & tour management
Garance Crouillere 

Kunstenfestivaldesarts, KVS 

Echelle 1:1 (with the support from Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication / DRAC Ile-de-France) in partnership with Ligne Directe

Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels), Théâtre de la Ville - Paris, Festival d’Automne à Paris, La Comédie de Reims - CDN / Festival Reims Scènes d’Europe, São Luiz Teatro Municipal / Festival Alkantara (Lisbon), festival NEXT / Le phénix scène nationale Valenciennes pôle européen de création, Théâtre Garonne - Scène européenne (Toulouse), Festival Baltoscandal (Rakvere), Gothenburg Dance and Theatre Festival, L’apostrophe, scène nationale de Cergy- Pontoise et du Val d’Oise, Mousonturm (Frankfurt)

With the help of
the French Institute in Paris, Ville de Saint-Denis - Conservatoire de musique et de danse and Nanterre-Amandiers - Centre dramatique national and CN D Centre national de la danse, accueil en residence 

Suite n°3 – Europe is co-produced with the support of House On Fire and NXTSTP and European Union’s Cultural Programme.

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