Merce cunningham /​ william forsythe

Palais Garnier - from 14 April to 13 May 2017

Photo © Manon Weiser

Walkaround Time

New to the repertoire

Music
David Behrman
Choreography
Merce Cunningham

Set design after Marcel Duchamp, Le Grand Verre
Costum designs after Jasper Johns

Lighting design
Beverly Emmons

Trio

New to the repertoire

Music
Ludwig van Beethoven
Choreography
William Forsythe

Recorded music

Scenography
William Forsythe
Costume design
Stephen Galloway
Lighting design
William Forsythe

Herman Schmerman

Choreography
William Forsythe
Music
Thom Willems
Lighting design
William Forsythe
Costume design
Gianni Versace
William Forsythe

Les Étoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet

At 8 pm on May 13, Étoile dancer Jérémie Bélingard will bid farewell to the stage.
To mark the occasion, Jérémie Bélingard will improvise a solo, set to music by Keiichiro Shibuya in a digital creation by Adrien M & Claire B. to be presented during performances on May 8, 9, 12 and 13.

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"Choreography is a language. […] The most important thing is how you speak with the language, not what you say."

William Forsythe

The evening continues with two ballets by William Forsythe. 15 to play with the weight and balance of three dancers, the second prefers to explore movement with Thom Willems' electronic music to bring out what is most often invisible.

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