stand very strangely’ is a vibrant concert performance for children, which
combines analog keyboard sound with an opera voice and analog cinema
projectors. It consists of Platons Buravickis’ vocal cycle composition for
baritone and analog synthesizers, based on Daniil Kharms poetry for children
(translated by Kārlis Vērdiņš). Various contemporary composition techniques,
and the rhythms of the dance music to the show, allowing the audience to enjoy
the the charm of contemporary electronic music in a relaxed way, while the
projections of analog projectors serve as a reference to the interplay of lights
and videos used in concert shows. At the same time, abstract projections and
“in camera” tricks evoke the imagination of viewers, while introducing the
young audiences to the simplest filming techniques of the early film era.
‘Strange people stand very strangely’ is the first collaborative project of the artists involved in the concert performance. The creators of the show represent various creative fields: Platons Buravickis is a composer, pianist and music teacher working in both academic and electronic music, Klāvs Mellis is an actor and director who founded and works in the independent theater troupe KVADRIFRONS, Armands Siliņš is a soloist at the Latvian National Opera and founder of the contemporary chamber music festival Sansusi, Lāsma Bērtule works with analog medias, creates movies and experimental movie night programs, while Madara Luīze Muzikante is a choreographer and teacher with extensive experience in working with children and youth audiences.
Read more: https://homonovus.lv/eng/programme?s=strangepeople