June 2013 - Composer and musician Wolfgang Mitterer and director Stephan Müller lead an artistic team to create FAUST_requiem based on Goethe’s Faust Part I and Part II, for the Church of St. Laurenzen.
[director] stephan müller
[video design] michel weber
[length] 115 min
A spoken opera by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Composer and musician Wolfgang Mitterer and director Stephan Müller lead an artistic team to create FAUST_requiem based on Goethe’s Faust Part I and Part II, for the Church of St. Laurenzen. Dramatic scenes alternate with choral passages as a mixed gender choir accompany Faust, Mephistopheles and Gretchen musically through their fateful encounters. A central role is played by the Choir, organ, sounds, recorded and live video in this production. Swiss director Stephan Müller comes toghether with Hajo Kurzenberger to take Goethe’s Faust as a starting point for a contemporary adaptation of an ancient material.
In this production FCP X, Apple Motion, Quartz Composer, Photoshop, Premiere and After Effects were used.
Actors Matthias Albold, Michael Wenninger, Hanna Binder, Meda Gheorghiu-Banciu, Hansruedi Felix, Sven Gey, Silvia Rhode, Kaspar Geiger
Choir Tablater Konzertchor
Dramaturgy Hajo Kurzenberger, Karoline Exner
Costume Marion Steiner
Stagehands Simone Baumberger
Choir Rehearsing Ambros Ott
Choreography Sebastian Gibas
Light Andreas Enzler
Video Technic Ueli Riegg
Video Design Michel Weber
Composition Wolfgang Mitterer
Director Stephan Müller
Show premiered on Juli 1, 2013 in the church St. Laurenzen, St. Gallen, Switzerland