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I, Hildegard von Bingen - The Voice of Light A music theater Fri, September 16, 7:00 p.m. Parish Church of St. Nicholas, Bad Ischl

I, Hildegard von Bingen – The Voice of Light A music theater Fri, September 16, 7:00 p.m. Parish Church of St. Nicholas, Bad Ischl

Street. Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) was the most versatile nun in the West. Healer, naturalist, mystic, advisor to popes and kings, painter, poet and composer was honored as a saint during her lifetime.

The play tells of Hildegard’s life as a spirited president, her struggle for equal rights, reports on her crushing visions, artwork, and visions in the world of God, and describes the story of her great love for Richards von Stad, who nearly broke her. Hildegard’s hymns, brought to life by the singing of the actresses, are closely related to the monologue, making Hildegard’s great view of the world and the world of ideas audible and tangible.

The moving performance made me cry several times. An important play that reminds of the power of a woman who was far ahead of her time.” Through differentiated performance and singing, the actress and singer succeeded in breathing life into the character of the theater Hildegard and transporting the audience to the spiritual world of the 12th century. (Reactions from the audience after the premiere on October 16 2020 at the Franziskanerkirche in Vienna)

actorsSigrid Hausen, singing, concerts and festival performances in Europe and abroad, founding internationally successful early music bands / Berta Rieder, singing, acting, participating in numerous musical and dance theatrical compositions
boss: Martina Feh, specializing in musicals, eg. BA in Dresden Saxony State Opera, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Munich Biennale
author: Michael Kurth, studied at the Mozarteum, expert in medieval music and numerous books, theatrical works and recordings

Hildegard von Bingen
Photo: Bad Ischl Diocese

Tickets: 25.00 (AK), 20.00 (pre-sale)
Maps are available from the Tourist Office, Library, and Parish Office!

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