Paris Mexis
an author
In the Penal Colony

by P. Glass after F. Kafka [lib. Rudy Wurlitzer]

Onasis Cultural Centre - Diplarios School Athens, 2016

[Directing, Production Design (Sets & Video by Beetroot)]

 

In the Penal Colony


An Opera by Philip Glass
Libretto by Rudolph Wurlitzer
Based on the Story by Franz Kafka
©2000 Dunvagen Music Publishers Inc. Used by Permission.

 

Conducted by: George Petrou
Direction & Production Design: Paris Mexis
Set Design: Beetroot - Paris Mexis
Lighting Design: George Tellos- Lighting Art
Sound Design: Beetroot

 

Music Preparation: Dimitris Giakas, Nikos Laaris
Directing & Design Assistant: Georgina Germanou
Associate Lighting Designer: Panos Tsevrenis - Lighting Art
Set Construction: Set Design & Construction LP
Translation into Greek: Vassilis Douvitsas

 

With:
Officer: Timos Sirlantzis / Sotiris Triantis
Visitor: Giannis Filias
Convict: Sotiris Triantis / Timos Sirlantzis
Guard: Eva Oikonomou-Vamvaka, Zenia Agkistrioti

 

Musicians:
First violin: Sergiu Nastasa
Violins 1: Nontas Filippas, Giorgos Panagiotopoulos,
Angie Kasda
Violins 2: Οtilia Alitei, Nasos Martzoukos, Aggela Fanarioti,
Louise Stahl
Violas: Laurentiu Matasaru, Elisabeth Schaefer
Cello: Chris Humphreys, Iason Ioannou, Ilias Sakalak
Double bass: Dimitris Tigkas