©Joan Marcus
©Sara Ainslie

Conceived and directed by

Simon McBurney in association with The Emerson String Quartet

Based on an idea by

Philip Setzer

Created through improvisation by

The Company with Charlotte Medcalf and Jan Knightley

Design

Joanna Parker

Sound

Christopher Shutt with Gareth Fry

Lighting

Paul Anderson

Projection

Jan Hartley

Costume

Christina Cunningham

Collaborator

Gerard McBurney

Emerson String Quartet

Eugene Drucker (violin), Philip Setzer (violin), Lawrence Dutton (viola), David Finckel (cello)

Original performers

Antonio Gil Martinez, Richard Katz, Tim McMullan, Toby Sedgwick

Co-commissioned by

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Inc, the Barbican Centre London (BITE:01), the Abe Fortas Memorial Fund of the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Krannert Center, Massachussets

A collaboration between Complicite and the Emerson String Quartet, The Noise of Time explored the life of Shostakovich alongside a performance of his final quartet, No. 15 in E Flat.

Tour

2005

Revival - for the Opera Palais Garnier, Paris, and Mossovet Theatre, Moscow, as part of the Chekhov International Theatre Festival.

2002

UCLA Performing Arts Los Angeles, Bergen Festival (with the Brodsky Quartet), Vienna Festival, Bath Theatre Royal (with the Brodsky Quartet) and Zurich Festival (with the Brodsky Quartet). T

2001

Barbican, London (BITE:01), Berlin Festival, Illinois Krannert Centre, John Jay College New York and Massachusetts International Arts Festival

2000

New York