Feeding the Multitude
Inventor Thomas Alva Edison is a pioneer of today’s reproduction techniques. In the version of KOMMANDO HIMMELFAHRT he leaves earth in the 1940s to be the first man on Mars and to spend time on music. – Related to the New Testament’s story called »Feeding the multitude«, KOMMANDO HIMMELFAHRT shows its audience the development of a baroque futuristic cantata which is uploaded to the internet in the end – A study about the loneliness of the subject in the era of technical reproduction with the lead singer of »Selig«, Jan Plewka, actor Peter Maertens, the Ensemble Resonanz, niedervolthoudini and the Kampnagel Choir.
Premiere: 12th of December 2014, Kampnagel, Hamburg
Guest performance at Theater Chur
»Die Speisung der 5000/Feeding the multitude« was awarded the Rolf Mares-Award 2015 in the category »Outstanding Performance«.