Maria, Empress of Dordrecht

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Preface

Design version 1

Design version 2

Design version 3

The show

The workshops

Maria, Keizerin van Dordt (Maria, Empress of Dordrecht) is a community project for and by residents of Dordrecht to celebrate the 800th anniversary of their city. The performance, whose premiere had to be postponed three times due to corona, is produced by Muziektheater Hollands Diep and the Big Rivers foundation, both from Dordrecht.

ARTISTIC TEAM: David Prins (direction), Ruud van Eeten (musical direction), Arnold Schalks (costume-, prop- and set design), Pieter Kooiman (costume production), Boy Bastiaans (set construction), Roland van Meel (lighting design), Marc Hoogendam (sound design), Caecilia Boschman & Ingrid van Herk (choral direction), Jan Stroeve en Grace van Gilst (choreography).

PRODUCTION TEAM: Conny van Wijngaard-de Vugt (business management), Arlet Langewender (production management), Mario van Aalst (technical production), Tessa van Verk (publicity and production assistance), Janneke Lindner (stage management).

SOLOISTS: Esther Kouwenhoven (soprano), Jessica Stam-Stakenburg (alto), Pablo Gregorian (tenor), Jaap Sletterink (bass).

IMAGES: Arnold Schalks, Bernetta Harting, Rob van Herwaarden, Pieter Kooiman, Boy Bastiaans and David Prins.

Performances on Saturday 9 July (pre-premiere and premiere) and Monday 11 July 2022 at the Grotekerksplein in Dordrecht

Thanks to the Zeven Linden College in Dedemsvaart for the two commedia dell'arte-horses

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