We are thrilled with the news that LOD Muziektheater has won the prestigious FEDORA-GENERALI Prize for Opera 2020 for the new production ‘Woman At Point Zero’, with music by our very own Bushra El-Turk!
′Woman At Point Zero′ is a universal story about women’s rights, sacrifice and a quest for freedom, brought to a catchy multimedia production of an international artistic team.
‘Woman at point Zero‘ was chosen by the Jury of the FEDORA – GENERALI Prize for Opera 2020, partly because of its compelling story, partly because it was a truly international partnership, but perhaps most of all because it was a combination of composer, librettist, director and filmmaker of emerging talent, which we want to bring to the world.Nicholas Payne, director of Opera Europa and jury chairman
The opera premieres April 21, 2021 in deSingel Internationale Kunstcampus and then moves to Concertgebouw Brugge, Kunstencentrum Vooruit, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Royal Opera House & Snape Maltings.
composition: Bushra El-Turk-Composer
Directing: Laila Soliman
to: ‘Woman At Point Zero’ by Nawal El-saadawi
Libretto: Stacy Hardy
Filmmaker: Aida Elkashef
singing: ناي ạlbrgẖwtẖy Nai Barghouti
& Dima Orsho
conductor: Kanako Abe conductor
musical performance: Ensemble ZAR
with the support of European network of opera academies-enoa
More info about the prize here.
Huge congratulations to Bushra El-Turk and all the Woman at Point Zero team! We look forward to the new production in April!