A LONG WAY AWAY.

A LONG WAY AWAY. Passagen
Staged work cycle for ensemble
Ultraschall – Festival for contemporary music  | Berlin
January 2012

Seven perspectives on the theme of „memory“, based on literature by Walter Benjamin, Marcel Proust, W.G. Sebald and Mirko Bonné: A LONG WAY AWAY is a one hour work cycle by Berlin based composer Sarah Nemtsov written for the Ensemble Adapter. As a staged performance it was premiered at the Ultraschall Festival using a sort of musical choreography as a theatrical guideline. The players of the ensemble walk certain paths, illustrate, associate and open new spaces for thoughts and memories. An interdisciplinary collaboration of fine arts, literature, theatre and music.

COMPOSITION Sarah Nemtsov
DIRECTOR/STAGE Anna Peschke
MUSIC Ensemble Adapter  
CONDUCTOR Manuel Nawri

A LONG WAY AWAY
A LONG WAY AWAY
A LONG WAY AWAY
A LONG WAY AWAY

Photos: Sebastian König
Video: Aron Kitzig