An encounter with artificial intelligence
Artistic Direction Anna Sophie Brüning
Dance Sara Ezzell
Acting Christoph Tomanek
with Baroque Orchestra »la Festa musicale« Hanover
Music by Georg Benda, Ludwig van Beethoven, Michel van der Aa, Domenico Scarlatti, AI?
Premiere October 2021
Next performance 10th of May, 2023, Concert Hall Ricarda-Huch Schule, Hanover
The myth of Pygmalion meets artificial intelligence through music, choreography and acting.
An interdisciplinary performance about the sculptor Pygmalion, who, disappointed by real women, chisels himself a beautiful female sculpture. He finds her so alluring that he falls in love with her and asks the gods to make her human. Lo and behold, she opens her eyes, moves her hand and says »Here I am«. Then, fate takes its course. Galathea becomes more alive than her creator would like and, as an artificial intelligence, dominates not only her creator but also the orchestra, the conductor, the audience ...