Huit Minutes

Huit Minutes

(nous y étions presque)
From 1 to 3 September 2021



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Full price: CHF 30.00
Reduced rate: CHF 20.00
Special rate: CHF 15.00
Festival price: CHF 7.00

Quand avons-nous commencé à être seuls ? Serons-nous un jour libérés de l’angoisse ? Sommes-nous contre le renouveau ? Avons-nous cessé de croire à la possibilité d’un autre monde ?

Pablo Jakob Huit Minutes

Infos & Cast


Infos & Cast

Production by

1, 2 September 2021 – 8pm
3rd September 2021 – 7pm
Cube of the HEAD

World premiere

Composer Leonardo Marino
Libretto Pablo Jakob
Stage Director François Renou
Video design Yann Longchamps
Scenography Claire van Lubeek
Costumes Clémentine Küng
Lighting Designer Benjamin Deferne

Patricia Lara Khattabi
Irène Estelle Bridet
Veronika NN
Emma Marie Hamard
Gabriel Anthony Rivera
Hugo Raphaël Hardmeyer
Divinités du Renouveau Élie Autin, Solène Schnüriger

HEM Orchestra (Haute école de musique – Genève)


La Plage at La Bâtie

The institutions that are members of
Le Grand Théâtre de Genève (GTG), la Comédie de Genève, la Haute École d’art et de design (HEAD), la Haute école de musique de Genève (HEM), la Manufacture – Haute école des arts de la scène, l’Institut littéraire suisse de la Haute école des arts de Berne et le Flux Laboratory

In partnership with:
La Bâtie, L’Abri 

Sponsored by :
La Loterie Romande, ProHelvetia; la Fondation Nestlé pour l’Art; la Fondation Leenaards; les HES-SO Genève (Hautes écoles spécialisées de Genève) et Madame Foriel-Destezet


To stop the sun from disappearing, it will be necessary to perform a ceremony and imagine other rituals. The possibility of another world will have to be affirmed before we can imagine its disappearance. We will have to convince ourselves that this is not the end of the world but the end of a world. And maybe in eight minutes, the time it takes for light to travel the distance between the earth and the sun, we will finally be able to say: “Here we are”. This new world is imagined by 14 artists united under the name, an inter-institutional project that gives a voice to young graduate


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