In the past year Saed Haddad, a contemporary composer from Jordan put together a musical-theatrical programme which includes a staged performance of Il Serpente di Bronzo ZWV 61. He chose it to complement his new composition which is about the Arab Spring.

Here's two articles about this interesting project:

http://www.faz.net/aktuell/rhein-mai...-15459792.html
http://www.die-deutsche-buehne.de/ht...f+hohem+Niveau

Here is Haddad's website:

http://www.saedhaddad.com/

The tour with Ensemble Modern has already finished, but there is a concert version still to come in April.

Seb