June 28, 2016
Cooltour, Ostrava, Czech Republic

World premiere of At the Waters of Lethe , Chamber opera by Idin Samimi Mofakham.

with libretto and electronics by Martyna Kosecka.
Commissioned and premiered at NODO (New Opera Days Ostrava biennial) Ostrava,Czech Republic.
The collaboration of Spectro Centre for New Music and Ostravské centrum nové hudby – Ostrava Center for New Music, with help and support of Petr Kotík & Renata Spisarova.

libretto: Martyna Kosecka
director: Ewelina Grzechnik Marta Gr?dzka
live electronics: Martyna Kosecka
conductor: Rolf Gupta

cast:
Lethé: Alma Samimi, mezzosoprano
Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa: Adrian Rosas, bass
Alfred Schnittke: Arash Roozbehi, baritone
Robert Schumann: Abdolreza Rostamian, tenor
Edward Mordake: Karol Bartosi?ski, contratenor

Ostravská banda, chamber orchestra

In cooperation with Spectro Center for New Music