S’ANATOMIA | EXPERIENTIAL CONTEMPORARY OPERA
Experiential contemporary opera S’Anatomia” is a 12-part interactive act built on drone music. Such a form is chosen due to contemporary research of acoustics and physics, as well as the newest tendencies of visual theatre. Modern visual theatre fights the hierarchical priority of literature and seeks to emphasize the visual and musical aspect of theatrical work. 21st Century’s visual theatre re-imagines itself on these grounds and searches for different foundation and creative inspiration than literature or drama.
Opera SANATOMIA continues KOSMOS THEATRE’s creative quest of creating and developing original Lithuanian visual theatre. Based not on psychologized dramaturgical relationships’ peripeties between characters, but on the preference of music and sound design. Thus, the main creative basis of this performance is the concept of soundscape – an inseparable unity of sound and image.
Mantvydas Pranulis, composer of opera SANATOMIA, reacts to the most relevant music trends and seeks to connect archaism with innovative musical-philosophical archetypes. Pranulis received a first ever Čiurlionis scholarship and support of Vasario 16 foundation and Čiurlionis association.
OPERA S’ANATOMIA CREATIVE TEAM
Composer: Mantvydas Pranulis
Vocal: Paulina Simutytė
Actor: Povilas Jatkevičius
Percussion: Dominykas Snarskis
Artist: Barbora Šulniūtė
Producers: Darius Vizbaras, Marija Asrtomskaitė
Premiere: @Contempo Festival 2021 August 25th/ 26th @Kaunas Chamber theatre