©Joan Marcus
©Sara Ainslie

Conceived and directed by

Simon McBurney in association with The Emerson String Quartet

Based on an idea by

Philip Setzer

Devised 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)

The Brodsky Quartet

Andrew Haveron (violin), Ian Belton (violin), Paul Cassidy (viola), Jacqueline Thomas (cello)

Original cast

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

Revival cast

Charlotte Medcalf, Liam Steel, Robert Tannion, Tom Ward

A collaboration between Complicite and the Emerson String Quartet, The Noise of Time explores the life of Shostakovich alongside a performance of his final Quartet no. 15 in E flat minor.

 

The Noise of Time was co- commissioned by the 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

Tour

2005

Paris, Moscow

2002

Los Angeles, Bergen (with the Brodsky Quartet), Vienna, Bath (with the Brodsky Quartet), Zurich (with the Brodsky Quartet)

2001

London; Barbican (BITE:01), Berlin; Illinois Krannert Centre, New York, Massachusetts 

2000

New York; Lincoln Center