“Quant au contre-ténor congolais Serge Kakudji, il chantera au Musée Dapper pour rappeler que l’Afrique peut aussi être une terre de musique classique. “
For our friends who speak Italian, here is an article over Coup Fatal in Italian from Turin’s La Stampa:
From 10am to 22h tonight is a day split between several appointments crucial for the intermit tents. With, on the horizon, the first strikes. A storm warning issued by the weather could get everyone to agree …
A Congolese countertenor, Serge Kakudji, an orchestra of thirteen musicians from Kinshasa, mirthful exuberance sharing! Hatched with composer Fabrizio Cassol and choreographer Alain Platel, the Coup Fatal merges baroque repertoire and Congolese music and traditional folk, rock and jazz.
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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