“It must always be night, otherwise they wouldn’t need the lights.
What you don’t play can be more important than what you do. Let some things go by, some music just imagined.
You’ve got to dig it to dig it, you dig?
When you’re swinging, swing some more.
Don’t listen to me, I’m supposed to be accompanying you.
What should we wear tonight? Sharp as possible.
Advice from Thelonious Monk to Steve Lacy.
Nos movemos como si no conociéramos la ciudad, la ciudad no es la misma aunque lo parezca en su carcasa. No tenemos tiempo para buscar en nuestros adentros. El drama es un vehículo que avanza.
We move as if we didn’t know the city, the city isn’t the same even though its shell seems to be. We don’t have time to look inside ourselves. Drama is a moving vehicle. A string quartet executes a final decrescendo. Someone goes to the room where they are playing, as they move towards the door at the same rhythm, the volume always stays at the same level. Is the music coming to us or are we coming to the music?”
Fragment del llibret “En el lugar del Apuntador”, by Silvia Zayas, Chus Domínguez and Nilo Gallego.


Brilliant Corners is an exploration of filmmaking but without a film, inspired by Thelonious Monk. This is the long-standing work of Orquesta de Pigmeos (on this occasion formed by Nilo Gallego, Chus Domínguez and Silvia Zayas), based on monthly meetings in different formats and places, including the Antic Teatre, La Poderosa, Graner and La Caldera, as part of the SÂLMON Festival<.