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Icoane Metropolitane / Big City Icons

Icoane Metropolitane / Big City Icons

Big City Icons

A performance by the De Profundis Company and Hangzó Konzort

Inspired by Wim Wenders' film "The sky above Berlin," the performance is about two angels who wander in a big city, observing in its grayness the everyday life of men deprived of sacrality. The dramaturgical arc of our production follows the description of angels and cities by four poets: excerpts from poems by Zita Izsó, János Pilinszky and Géza Röhrig are presented as mottos before every station, and at the end we can listen to a work by Krisztina Tóth. As a contrast to the materialism of the imagined city, religiously themed Renaissance motets are performed by the Hangzó Konzort. Music, literature and movement interact in 50 minutes.

Performed by Gellért Máté Flór and Kata Jankovics
Accompanied on Renaissance flutes by Hangzó Konzort: Kis Panka , Réka Skrionya, Zsófia
Sánta, Hofbauer Virág
Dramaturgy: Kata Jankovics and Flóra Molnár
Choreography by Kata Jankovics and Flóra Molnár
Directed by Flóra Molnár

Pieces:
Claudin de Sermisy: Clare Sanctorum senatus apostolorum de apostolis
Jean Mouton: In illo tempore accesserunt
Anonymus: Miserere mini mei
Clemens non Papa: Heu mihi Domine

Nicolas Gombert: O gloriosa Dei genitrix

The performance will include poems by Zita Izsó, János Pilinszky, Géza Röhrig and Krisztina Tóth.

Co-organised by Tranzit House

Special thanks to Fanni Czvikli, Endre Pásztor and SÍN Arts Centre!

The set design was realized by the creative team based on Flóra Toldi&concept.

The performance is nonverbal, and will last 50 minutes.