“When I choreograph, it is the very act of creating and observing that connects me most deeply with the natural world, with the brutality and beauty it contains.” – Crystal Pite
Three contemporary choreographers come together for a program that leads the Opera’s dancers to a new form of modernity where bodies vibrate with intensity.
Canada’s Crystal Pite returns with The Seasons’ Canon, a dazzling creation that 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 evening, 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.
The Seasons’ Canon
Music: Max Richter, after The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi
Choreography: Crystal Pite
Choreography: Iván Pérez
The Art of Not Looking Back (new version)
Music: John Zorn, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Nitin Sawhney
Choreography: Hofesh Shechter
ChoreographerCrystal Pite | Iván Pérez | Hofesh Shechter
Number of actsDance in 3 Parts
Total running time1h45 with 1 interval
Date of performance2018-05-24Share on Facebook