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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Par AFP, publié le 07/07/2014 à 08:34, mis à jour à 08:34
Avignon – Serge Kakudji is all smilles – at 26 years old, a child of Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, he is in the opening of the Festival d’Avignon in “Coup fatal,” given from the 5th to 8th of July before a two-year world tour.
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The latest show of Alain Platel combines Baroque and Congolese music with unprecedented mastery specifically to enchant “In Avignon.”
Reviewer’s note : ★★★★★
A stage full of instruments, string curtains made from bullet casings, plastic blue seats. In one image, the show is this: the war, the struggle, the party, the cheap that has value.
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