Cultural ship Lorin

Cultural ship Lorin sails the waters of Rotterdam

The Swiss artist Anmari Mëtsa Yabi Wili sails the waters of Rotterdam in August with her remarkable cultural ship Lorin.  Passengers can experience art and music on board and the public can admire special live performances and light shows on deck from the quay.

When she docks with her friends, you can admire her floating studio and enjoy exhibitions, concerts and art events inspired by the magic and life’s work of world-famous illusionists Siegfried & Roy.

The career of the extraordinary Siegfried & Roy spanned more than 40 years in which they enchanted circus lovers with their charisma and their almost supernatural illusionistic performances. Anmari and its artists use the theatrical magic of Siegfried & Roy as a source of inspiration for their performances.

Every year, Anmari puts together a completely new project, especially for the Lorin. Her company of driving sounds & arts with whom she works consists of internationally renowned artists. At the same time, the belly of the Lorin is home to Anmari’s floating studio, where she lives, composes, plays the piano, and creates art.

Motley crew of artists and musicians on Lorin

This year Lorin’s Promenade provides a stage for a special line-up of international artists. Musical talent Adrian Laugsch (a German-Polish composer, artist and sound designer) composed the music, especially for the performances. So did Mikael Szafirowski (a Finnish guitarist and composer) and the singer Robert Koller (a bass baritone) who has years of experience in the world of concerts and operas.  Pianist Daniel Lorenzo is an avid interpreter of contemporary and is Anmari’s musical partner.  Charismatic speaker, storyteller, actor and singer Max Waldmann is also in the ensemble, and Alice Rossi (an Italian opera singer) provides the magical tones with her enchanting voice.

On the deck of the Lorin – almost 45 meters long – live performances are given during the cruise, which can be seen from the quay. In Rotterdam, the Lorin sails along the Binnenhaven, Nieuwe Maas, Willemsbrug, Erasmus Bridge and Hotel New York.

Program of Lorin’s Promenade 2021
J.B. Bakemakade 26 (Binnenhaven South)

10 August | 2 – 6 PM | Cargo Space Gallery & Vernissage | Sound & Visual Installation

10 August | 10.15 – 11.15 pM | Performance sailing Binnenhaven, Nieuwe Maas, Willemsbrug, Erasmus Bridge, Hotel New York & Binnenhaven

11 – 12 August | 2 – 6 PM | Cargo Space Gallery | Sound & Visual Installation

11 August | 8 – 9 PM | Cargo Space Concert |101 years Bruno Maderna & company with Konstanty Regamey

12 August | 8 – 9 PM | Cargo Space Concert | ‘Parallel Pathways’ & minimal piano

 

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