Peak performances the book of disquiet the new yorker. The book of disquiet, opera as one man, with films the. Music theatre for actor, ensemble, and film 2008 at the onassis cultural center. Ergon ensemble contemporary music athens the book of. The book of disquiet trailer music theatre for actor, ensemble and film. Online book the book of disquiet by fernando pessoa amazon english text mobile online original link read. When portuguese poet fernando pessoa died in 1935 he left behind a trunk filled with unfinished fragments. Staging, film and music are interwoven into a collage of transparent layers, resulting in works that are partdocumentary, partphilosophy. His book of disquiet was a posthumously reconstructed autobiography of the alter ego bernando soares, described as a mutilation of pessoas own. When portuguese poet fernando pessoa died in 1935 he left behind a trunk filled with unfinished fragments a treasure trove of scribbled anecdotes and idle thoughts. As if the earlier composer had internalised and rationalised the phlegmatic qualities of his more bravura attachments to sound. He has directed both the filmed and staged elements of all of these works. The fragmentary, the incomplete is of the essence of pessoas spirit.
His repertoire also includes concert works and chamber music for small ensemble, soloists, and soundtrack. His operas have been staged in more than a dozen countries, with after life andthe book of disquiet being regularly revived. A unique voice, he combines composition with film and stage. Among these were the pages that make up his posthumous masterpiece the book of disquiet an autobiography of his alter. A unique voice, he combines composition with film and stage direction, and script writing. In may it was presented semistaged at the barbican centre in london. This music theatre for actor, ensemble and film as the composer describes it, caused quite a stir when it. The book of disquiet is based on texts by the portuguese poet fernando pessoa 18881935. The book of disquiet university calendar montclair. The book of disquietude was various books yet ultimately one book, with various authors yet ultimately one author, and even the word disquietude changes meaning as time passes. The book of disquiet, opera as one man, with films. The book of disquiet 2008, after life 20056 one 2002.