8 September 2018
8 p.m.
Schwaz, SZentrum, Silbersaal Klangspuren Schwaz Carlota's Room UA
© Arturo Fuentes

The multimedia musical theater work Carlota’s Room, a monodrama by Arturo Fuentes tells the story of the unhappy Belgian princess Charlotte who was gradually overcome by madness. After the death of her husband she continued to write letters to him for 60 years.

Arturo Fuentes — Carlota's Room – Monodrama of a Forgotten Empress World premiere
    Texts from Fernando del Paso — Noticias del Imperio (News from the Empire)

Sarah Maria Sun, soprano
Alice Crepaz-Fuentes, Carlota as child
Sandra Victoria Aguilar, film actress
Arturo Fuentes, staging
Eva Praxmarer, costumes and make-up

Günter Brus, textile painting
Werner Angerer, sound design
conductor: Johannes Kalitzke

The composer on his new piece:
Arturo Fuentes — Carlota's Room


11 am, Buchhandlung liber wiederin, Innsbruck
Fernando del Paso "News from the Imperium - Noticias del Imperio" (1986)
Lutz Kliché, the German translator of "Noticias del Imperio" reads passages from the novel

Concert introduction
7.15 pm, Knappensaaal im SZentrum, Schwaz
Matthias Osterwold in conversation with the composer Arturo Fuentes

Artist Talk
Following the premiere, artist talk with soprano Sarah Maria Sun.