Honey, Moon! (2018) is a workout by musical astronauts. A wedding of human being, honey, and the Moon. The opera is an exhibition of live sculptures, where everything is moving on a different scale. From micro- to cosmo- one. The resonating vocal chords are responsive to muscular contractions of the bodybuilders. The surfaces of the performers‘ bodies and instruments evolve into planetary landscapes. The latter are rotating in the orbits of soundscapes that the listeners can engage in at any time. It is an open interplanetary route. Honey, the Moon, honeymoon... Honey, Moon!

Honey-Moon-Opera-Installation

Librettist Gabrielė Labanauskaitė-Diena
Composer Gailė Griciūtė
Stage director and author of installation Julijonas Urbonas
Sound architect Arturas Bumšteinas
Illustrator Célestin Krier
Electrical machinery engineer Julijonas Urbonas
Biomedicine engineer Dmitrij Snegin
Platform electronics engineer Vladas Kaškonas
Production manager Paulius Vitkauskas
Sound analysis programmer Sebastian Lexer
Graphic designers of the surtitles: Gailė Pranckūnaitė, Marek Voida
Producer OPEROMANIJA

Performers: Darius Jurevičius (narrator), Viktorija Damerell (narrator), Edvardas Šumila (narrator), Ieva Skorubskaitė (soprano), Kristina Jurevičiūtė (mezzo-soprano), Vaidas Bartušas (counter-tenor), Jevgenijus Kovalčukas (bass), Kristupas Gikas (flute), Artūras Kažimėkas (clarinet), Toma Bandzaitytė (violin), Arnas Kmieliauskas (cello), Marta Finkelštein (piano), Ignas Juzokas (modular synthesizer), Anton Gorelik (bodybuilder), Jevgenijus Sokolovas (bodybuilder), Grigorij Moisevič (bodybuilder), Nerijus Brūžas (bodybuilder)

Testing revolving planets for #operahoneymoon #noafestival @operomanija

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#operahoneymoon is ready for the première

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