MakeSpeak and Jephta’s Daughter

by Haggai Cohen-Milo


Jephta’s Daughter

Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, Germany
Nov. 2014 – July 2015

A new dance production by choreographer Saar Magal, produced by the Bayerische Staatsoper and will be premiered at the Munich Opernfestspiele in July 2015. Haggai is the musical director for the production and will also be performing as part of the musical ensemble of the piece.

In her creation process of Jephta’s Daughter choreographer Saar Magal is taking a bold step towards the interdisciplinary performance world. Together, Cohen-Milo and Magal, are entering into tightly woven collaboration of movement, sound and visual art. Allowing the different mediums to be interdependent not only for the end result but for the process as a whole. All mediums used in this creation process constantly inform each other and fundamentally change the way sound, movement and visual art is being conceived.

Haggai will be composing an original score for the piece together with his composition ensemble of Mateo Lugo and James shipp, as well as bringing in element of the MakeSpeak method which will be a part of the work process and the performance itself.