WHO’D HAVE THOUGHT THAT SNOW FALLS

Performative Installation with field recordings and video footage from the Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine, with traditional chants and the live performance by a Berlin lay choir. Inspired by Morton Feldman’s vocal piece „Three Voices“.

PREMIERE 01.10.2021 18.30 and 20.30 Sankt Elisabethkirche Berlin (Mitte) – Invalidenstraße 3, 10115 Berlin Further Performances 02.10.2021 18.30 and 20.30 // 03.10.2021 18.30 and 20.30 // 03.10.2021 – 18.30 and 20.30 // 04.10.2021 18.30 and 20.30 – TICKET PRE-SALES START IN AUGUST

with singers and dancers from the Luhansk villages Bilolutzk (Lyudmyla Shulyak, Petro Chepelukha, Valentyna Derkach, Lyudmyla Horshkova, Oksana Hutnyeva, Lyudmyla Ilarionova, Tetyana Kandyba, Yuriy Kuznetsov, Yuriy Maksymenko, Anna Nevidoma, Nataliya Shepilova, Oleh Volkov, Tetyana Zaytseva), Osinove (Ol’ha Bushlya, Lyubov Molochkova, Mariya Sahradova, Zinayida Skovorodka, Kateryna Tkachenko) and Horodyschtsche (Tetyana Hrabchuk, Lyubov Kornienko, Rayisa Shuhaylo, Svitlana Konovalova)

lay choir Berlin: Ewa Brokos, Agnieszka Bułacik, Claudia Eckstein, Mina Djordjević, Katharina Fischer, Anna Jaśniak, Julia Legezynska, Joana Katarzyna Pietras

artistic direction, camera, stage direction Matthias Schönijahn // choir direction, composition choir Paulina Miu Kühling // composition, sound design Martyna Poznańska // dramaturgy, choreographic collaboration Rose Beermann // co-conception composition, field/choir – recordings – Johannes van Bebber // dramaturgy video Ljupcho Temelkovski // light design Maika Knoblich // costumes Ewa Brokos // video editing Johannes Plank // scientific consulting Vlada Rusina // production management Birgit Voigt // production management Ukraine Valera Zherih // graphic design, translation Tereza Yakovyna // press Sarah Rosenau

in cooperation with Kulturbüro Elisabeth                                                                                                       media-Partner Digital in Berlin
founded by the Hauptstadtkulturfonds