Vi i Villa is a Newopera by Niklas Rydén. It's about two couples meeting in a house for a dinner and party evening. After some expensive wines the surface crackles and hidden secrets take over a more and more confused social event. Vi i Villa is about relations, sorrow, hidden secrets and longing for love.
NewOpera CO are exploring new ways for the art of opera, and work with professional singers with background in improvisation and jazz.
In Act 1 the host couple are preparing the dinner. It's about 50 minutes. The film is from a live performance at venue Atalante october 4 2008.
Singers are Erika Alexandersson, David Sperling Bolander, My Engström Rehman and Jorge Alcaide. Musicians are Anna Gustavsson, Magnus Bergström and Niklas Rydén. The projected set desig is by Jim Berggren.