Honfleur, France, 1998
A musical course in Saties world
No relics or commemorations, but a hint of nostalgia as the soul of Satie
returns to his birthplace in Honfleur and his eccentric, fantasy world.
Years of research, masses of documentation and the advice of the best
specialists on Satie's work and life have turned this house into a journey
of discovery. Music dominates the unusual, comic scenography amidst a
maze of meanders formed by the different rooms. All the eccentric, touching
aspects of Satie's character are portrayed both to the eyes and to the
Thanks to the enthusiasm of the initiator, Nicolas Seydoux, some extremely
innovative techniques have been used on this project, both in projection
and control, and in sound diffusion and pick-up.