Lesechos.fr Avignon : « Coup Fatal », un festival baroque à l’africaine

It speaks only of “Prince of Homburg” in the court of honor, but another show was scheduled to open the Avignon Festival on July 4. It’s “Coup fatal” concocted by Serge Kakudji Fabrizio Cassol and choreographer Alain Platel. Intermittent strike pushes the first to Avignon public on July 5. However, patience should be rewarded: we saw the show during his visit to Brussels, and it is worth visiting …

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Avignon 2014 : “Coup fatal”, le baroque aux couleurs de l’Afrique

This is an extraordinary meeting we made with Serge Kakudji Congolese counter-tenor behind “Coup fatal”, which merges baroque music and Congolese music. A concert “choreographed” with empathy and subtlety by Alain Platel.

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