Based in Tyrol, Mexican-born Arturo Fuentes will compose and stage the multimedia musical theater work Carlota’s Room, a monodrama about the unhappy Belgian princess Charlotte who was gradually overcome by madness. After the death of her husband, Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico, she continued to write letters to him for 60 years in which she imagines him coming home again.
Arturo Fuentes — Carlota's Room – Monodrama of a Forgotten Empress World premiere
Texts from Fernando del Paso — Noticias del Imperio (News from the Empire)
Arturo Fuentes, composition, text selection, director, stage, video
Sarah Maria Sun, Soprano
Werner Angerer, sound design
conductor: Johannes Kalitzke