The false orchestra

Le Faux-Orchestre

[The False Orchestra]

creation 2019

Music and Puppetry
For all audiences, 5 years and over
Duration: 20 min

Two musicians sitting back to back: one is a true musician and the other false.
On one side is a musician with a stringed instrument, a Ronroco.
On the other is a percussionist flanked by a drum and a cymbal with spoons on his knees. One of them is a faker, faking the other…
In a turning set-up offering a vision of over 180° degrees, the two alter egos attempt an impossible encounter.
They follow each other, evade and tease each other before finally losing themselves and merging in a circular dance.
The False-Orchestra plays between original and copy, reality and illusion, a fake Milonga with real Russian spoons.

A fused puppet, a deported mask and music with a South American air, the False-Orchestra of this virtuoso musician is to be listened to with your eyes wide open!

© Virginie Meigné


By and with: Santiago Moreno
External views: Delphine Bardot and Juan Perez Escala
Artistic collaboration: Benoit Dattez
Costume: Daniel Trento
Support : Le Sablier, national puppet center in preparation, Ifs and Dives-sur-Mer ; Le Carreau, National Theatre of Forbach and Est mosellan ; Le Mémô, artistic factory in Nancy.


A new variation on the one-man-band by the virtuoso Santiago Moreno, both musician and puppeteer, originally from Argentina. An original creation.

Thierry Voisin, Télérama, June 2021


décembre 2021

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avril 2022

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