Supported by Musikfonds e.V.

Once upon a time, winged omniscient sirens lured sailors to their fatal reefs. Ignored by Odysseus returning home from war and drowned out by cruise ship entertainer Orpheus, they fell into the water, only to be rescued by P.T. Barnum and his Industry of Culture. The great seducers remain eternally unsatisfied... From the Bernhard Lang's five-part "DW 16r Retexture: Songbook I" for female voice and three instruments, Opera Lab Berlin creates a polyphonic piece of music theater. ‍