Paris Opera Ballet

Pite / Pérez / Shechter

In Cinemas 6, 7, 8 & 11 Jul 2018
Cast
Étoiles, Premiers Danseurs and Corps de Ballet of the Paris Opera
Music
John Zorn, Johann Sebastian Bach, Nitin Sawhney, Max Richter
Choreography
Crystal Pite, Iván Pérez, Hofesh Shechter
Duration
Approx. 1h45 including interval
Captured live from Palais Garnier, Paris 24 May 2018
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New Production! Three contemporary choreographers come together for an exciting mixed programme.

Canadaian Crystal Pite's dazzling The Seasons’ Canon, set to music by Max Richter, thrilled audiences at the Palais Garnier last season. Spain’s Iván Pérez occupies the stage of the Opera for the first time with a creation for ten male dancers. To conclude the bill, Israel’s Hofesh Shechter, often lauded for his telluric, trance-evoking dances, offers a new version of his piece The Art of Not Looking Back.

 

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Paris Opera Ballet

The Paris Opera Ballet, rich in historical tradition, stages some 180 performances per season in Paris, the French regions and abroad. Over the years it has played host to many of the world’s greatest choreographers: George Balanchine, Serge Lifar, Rudolf Nureyev, Roland Petit, Maurice Béjart, and of course Pina Bausch.

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