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ALAN T - GHENT BE

October 21 2021
8:00 pm - Music center De Bijolke - Ghent BE
Pierre Jodlowski / Frank Witzel

A music theater project based on the life of Alan Turing for 1 female singer, 1actor, 5 musicians and audiovisual apparatus His was a paradoxical life, in which critical trajectories both scientific and social were to collide, to violent effect. Turing was an unsung hero of the Second World War: father of artificial intelligence, a mathematical genius and yet ultimately a casualty of the puritanical England of his time, as a result of his self-confessed homosexuality. Alan Turing ended his life marginalized and excluded from society, a recluse living in a one-bedroom apartment where he died at the age of 42 in circumstances yet to be fully explained.

TOUR DATES

  • 17 October 2021 - Donaueschingen Musiktage - Germany
  • 21 October 2021 - Music Center De Bijloke in Ghent - Belgium
  • 22 June 2022 - Cité de la Musique de Paris - France

Delegate producer: Compagnie éOle – création musicale et interdisciplinaire
Co-commissioned by: Compagnie éOle, IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, Philharmonie de Paris
Coproduction: Ircam-Centre Pompidou, SWR Classic - Donaueschinger Musiktage, Warsaw Autumn Festival, Music Centre De Bijloke (Ghent)
With the special support of: Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Polish Ministry of Culture
And supported by: SACEM, CNM, Fonds franco-germano-suisse pour la musique contemporaine / Impuls neue Musik, Bureau Export, Occitanie en Scène, Odyssud Ville de Blagnac, DRAC Midi-Pyrénées, Région Occitanie, Ville de Toulouse and Conseil Général de la Haute-Garonne
Computer part of the work produced in IRCAM -Centre Pompidou's studios

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