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YOU ARE HERE is a new location specific opera by Miika Hyytiäinen and Jaakko Nousiainen. The work creates an abstraction of ‘the opera house’ by connecting interior spaces in the Glyndebourne opera house to exterior spaces in front of the three opera houses in Berlin.

YOU ARE HERE will be encountered in form of framed QR code ’artworks’ that can be activated with a smartphone camera. Each code will connect to a short opera video, forming a virtual peephole between Glyndebourne and Berlin.

The work has been selected to be part of the Opera and the Media of the Future conference, arranged by The Centre for Research in Opera and Music Theatre at the University of Sussex in collaboration with Glyndebourne Opera on October 24-26 2014.

You can watch the videos online here:

Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin; October 5, 2014; 12:38 PM
Komische Oper Berlin; October 5, 2014; 1:27 PM
Komische Oper Berlin; October 5, 2014; 1:59 PM
Staatsoper im Schiller Theater Berlin; October 5, 2014; 4:10PM
Deutsche Oper Berlin; October 5, 2014; 5:38 PM
Deutsche Oper Berlin; October 5, 2014; 6:01 PM


Read more about the conference and related research project here.

Cast
MIIKA HYYTIÄINEN concept, music
JAAKKO NOUSIAINEN concept, director
ANDREW PRAMUK voice
MARIA DA ROCHA violin, viola
EETU LIPPONEN video artist

Other projects:

Mytomato

a funny multidisciplinary music theatre piece about the tomatoes as emancipation for voice, piano and video

Voice is Voices

a sound and video installation for four coloratura sopranos about voices and identities