Ludvik makes performances at the interface of musical theater and opera, with music as the engine of the story. With recognizable and personal themes, Ludvik creates operas for the 21st century.
In Sonder, we see a woman who loses herself in the world and who loses the world in herself. She hides in a room, protecting herself. However, in that very room she will discover her darkest parts. Sonder is a new thriller opera by Collectief Ludvik, with a text written by Jibbe Willems. Sonder Ludvik examines how to deal with the darker sides of yourself.
With elaborate patterns we try to create something to hold on to and hide strange thoughts. Everything we do not want to think, find or do we try to conceal. But is that good? Are you as a human being not much more 'yourself' if you allow everything, the good and the bad, and let go of control now and then? Sonder is not about madness or insanity, but about the multiple voices that reside in each individual. Just as fear, despair and panic reside in every individual.
Concept: Collectief Ludvik
Text: Jibbe Willems
Music: Stan Geurts
Direction: Stijn Dijkema
Play/voice: Anne Wielink, Milou Peters, Maartje Goes
Piano: Ella Kamerich
Violin: Maartje Goes
Set & costumes: Timo Arling
Special thanks to: Gemeente Arnhem, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Lira Fonds, Vrienden van
theater, Janivo Stichting en Accoris