Masao Yamamoto

'ZELLE' nominated for the FEDORA Opera Prize 2021

ZELLE: Wenn es dunkel wird by LOD / Jamie Man & Peter Stamm nominated for the FEDORA Opera Prize 2021

Th jury of the FEDORA Opera Prize selected ZELLE Wenn es dunkel wird as one of the four nominees to remain in the running for the Opera Prize 2021. Keep an eye on our Facebook page and website for the next steps in the creative process! 

ZELLE: Wenn es dunkel wird is an invitation to travel together to the limits of the seeable, the hearable, the comprehensible and imagine the truth of the world which lies beyond perceived reality. A chamber opera by British-Chinese composer and director Jamie Man/ 文珮玲 and Swiss author Peter Stamm.

The production will premiere in September 2021 at Theater-Und Musikgesellschaft Zug in Switzerland. In October, followed by a series of performances at deSingel Antwerp in October 2021.


composition & direction Jamie Man 文珮玲 text Peter Stamm soprano Natascha Young countertenor Steve Katona nōh Ryoko Aoki / 青木 涼子 throat singer Jackie Janssens musical execution Asko Schönberg electric guitar Wiek Hijmans percussion Joey Marijs electronics Tatiana Rosa light & scenography Ezra Veldhuis dramaturgy Tomas Serrien materials & costumes Fredrik Tjærandsen production LOD muziektheater (BE) & Theater- und Musikgesellschaft Zug (CH) coproduction deSingel Antwerp (BE), Asko Schönberg (NL) & Palau de les Arts Reine Sofia (ES) with the support of enoa

Premiere September 2021


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