A new opera by Nélida Béjar and Björn Potulski for a choir consisting of sanitation workers, a jazz singer, synthesizer, and percussion. World premiere: 14 December, 2016, Schwere Reiter, Munich, Germany. In cooperation with Abfallwirtschaftsbetrieb München (Munich Department of Sanitation); under the patronage of Mr Dieter Reiter, Mayor of Munich.
It is their hard work that safeguards modern civilization against drowning in its own refuse: Sanitation workers prevent our cities from being deluged with the masses waste they produce. «THE CITY» is a unique opera to celebrate metropolitan civilization as a universal concept shared by communities all around the world.