Duet from »Impromptus« part of an unusual evening of dance in Stockholm

Tonight the evening »Dialogues« packed with duets from outstanding international choreographers will receive its world premiere. Part of it: A duet from »Impromptus« by Sasha Waltz danced by Claudia de Serpa Soares and Gyung Moo Kim.

Rarely has Dansens Hus’ big stage been more star-studded than during the world premiere of »Dialogues« – an evening packed with duets by six of the world’s leading choreographers: Ohad Naharin, Crystal Pite, Mats Ek, Sasha Waltz, Emma Portner and Jiří Kylián. Six choreographers who define both the today and the future in contemporary dance. They all contribute their own work to this festive evening created by the Norwegian Opera & Ballet in Oslo and Productions Sarfati. After the world premiere at Dansens Hus, the performance will tour to St. Petersburg, Moscow, and the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris.

The Program

JULIA & ROMEO

Choreography: Mats Ek
Music: Piotr Ilitch Tchaïkovski
Dance: Mariko Kida, Johnny McMillan (of Staastballett Berlin)

ISLANDS

Choreography: Emma Portner
Music: Forest Swords
Light: Paul Vidar Sævarang
Dancers of Norwegian National Ballet: Whitney Jensen, Samantha Lynch

IMPROMPTUS

Choreography: Sasha Waltz
Music: Franz Schubert
Light: Martin Hauk
Dancers of Sasha Waltz & Guests: Claudia de Serpa Soares, Gyung Moo Kim

14’20’’

Choreography, Stage: Jirí Kylián
Music: Dirk Haubrich
Costume: Joke Visser
Light: Kees Tjebbes
Dancers of Norwegian National Ballet: Samantha Lynch, Douwe Dekkers or Whitney Jensen & Lucas Lima

NEW PIECE

Choreography: Crystal Pite
Light: Eric Chad
Dancers of Kidd Pivot Company: Gregory Lau, Renée Sigouin

B/OLERO

Choreography: Ohad Naharin
Music: Maurice Ravel, Isao Tomita
Dance: Maayan Shienfeld, Rani Lebzelter
Costume: Alla Eizenberg

A production ofn Norske Opera & Ballett and Productions Sarfati.

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