“Isolation/Insolation” is a contemporary musical and poetic adaptation of contents related to pandemics and plagues in the past and in the present, looked at from different artistic perspectives. It connects old texts to the recent events, combining elements of composition and of improvisation. The texts are in five different languages with five associated colours. They include:
– Albert Camus, La Peste (1947)
– Giovanni Boccaccio, Il Decamerone (1348 – 1353)
– Edgar Allan Poe, The Masque of The Red Death (1850)
– Thomas Mann, Der Tod in Venedig (1912)
Manon Pellicorio is a Swiss/Italian singer and composer based in Tel Aviv, who graduated from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance after studying in prestigious schools all around Europe. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Jazz performance and a master’s degree in contemporary improvisation and composition. Her project “Isolation/Insolation” is a one-woman show that deals with the events of pandemics, in the past and in the present. Earlier this year she released her first album “Kaleidoscope", which revolves around Jazz, Pop and contemporary music.