O ARAME (THE TIGHTROPE)

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The Tabernacle

34-35 Powis Square

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O Arame ('The Tightrope'), by Galician composer Juan Durán and the well-known Galician dramatist and actor Manuel Lourenzo, is a one-act opera sung in Galician. For this performance we will have English surtitles projected on the wall above the fifteen musicians that will be on stage plus a cast of two singers and two dancers.

Join Gloria and Labarta, two itinerant circus artists at the end of their lives, on a journey towards a ‘land’s end’. They have been going on and on from one town to another: Labarta, walking along the tightrope with a can of beer, and Gloria playing the tambourine. Continuing with this lifestyle is proving more and more difficult. They are invited to follow two imaginary figures -who might be two mirror images of themselves- and they are led behind a dune. After the dune is the sea that can either be the beginning or the end...

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34-35 Powis Square

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W11 2AY

United Kingdom

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