258 children tell the tale of Sinbad the Sailor in the form of a community opera. With three choirs, La Monnaie has put on an ambitious project where novices and veterans are all equally involved.
258 youngsters, three choirs, one opera: SINBAD at La Monnaie is an ambitious project. A horde of children and teenagers, all with different levels of musical knowledge, are involved in the creation of this operatic fairy tale.
La Monnaie demonstrates how it works. Young singers talk about their (often first) personal experience – from vocal exercises to improvised dance and on towards the performance.
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