Stabat Mater - A Human Prayer
Music-Theater for singer-actress, string quartet and a sound track.
30 min., 2004
Eitan Steinberg: Music.
Etty BenZaken: Stage directing, stage design, fabric art work.
Text: Etty BenZaken, alongside folk and traditional texts (English, Arabic, Hebrew, Ladino, Latin)
Commission and premier: the Voice of Music Festival in Upper Galilee, Israel, 2004 | Additional support: the Jehoshua Rabinowitz Tel Aviv Foundation for the Arts | Performers: Etty BenZaken and the Israeli Contemporary Quartet, Aug. 2004 | Costumes: Margalit BenZaken | Arabic translation: Gasan Jammal | Lighting design: Hanni Vardi | American premier: Durham, North Carolina, March 2006, by Etty BenZaken and ensemble Mallarme | European premier: Lisbon, Portugal, October 2007, by Etty BenZaken and Ensemble Orchestrautopica.
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