Francis Hunter – hibou 2017

“Medea reflected” – “Medea gespiegelt”

Staging of “Medea 1778” and “Medeamaterial 1991″ by Nimrod Opera Zurich

Both the Medea Operas by Georg Benda (1722 – 95) & Pascal Dusapin (born 1955)

Melodrama for actors and orchestra

Dusapin’s Opera is composed (1992) on the stage work by Heiner Müller for soprano, vocal quartet, choir and orchestra      


at the  Teatro Comunale di Bologna

on the 11th & 12th of October 2017


Setting of Benda’s Medea

Medea  Salome Kammer
Jason Paul Suter
Hofmeisterin    N.N.
Medea’s sons N.N. & N.N. (Voci bianche TCBO)


Setting of Dusapin’s Medea

Medea  Piia Komsi
Jason Paul Suter

(Hofmeisterin from Benda)

Vocal quartet




Soprano 1 – Gabriella Costa

Soprano 2 – Sabina Martin

Mezzosoprano – Harriet Williams

Counter tenor – Daichi Fujiki


general setting

Chorus & Orchestra Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Conductor Marco Angius
Concept & staging Pamela Hunter
Visualisation & camera Dalibor Pyš – Vox MultiMedia
Sound system Francesco Gomi – Tempo Reale
Production Nimrod Opera Zurich


(last update: 12th of March 2017)