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benjamin millepied /​ maurice béjart

Opéra Bastille - from 23 February to 24 March 2018

benjamin millepied /​ maurice béjart

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Opéra Bastille - from 23 February to 24 March 2018

1h45 with 1 interval

  • Pre-opening : 23 February 2018

    Opening night : 24 February 2018

About

In few words:

This Ravel evening brings together two ballets on the themes of love and seduction. Whilst one of them – virtuoso and colourful – displays fluid classical lines, the other – all in red and black – is stark but seething with eroticism. In Daphnis and Chloé (2014), with sets and costumes by Daniel Buren, Benjamin Millepied recounts how love between a shepherd and a shepherdess triumphs over temptations and threats. In Maurice Béjart’s Boléro (1961), a soloist captivates his audience from the top of a table. Transported by the heady rhythms of Ravel’s score, the performer compellingly draws the rest of the group into the dance.

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Podcast | Benjamin Millepied / Maurice Béjart

— By In partnership with France Musique

Boléro - Maurice Béjart

— By In partnership with France Musique

Boléro - Maurice Béjart (extrait 2)

— By In partnership with France Musique

Daphnis et Chloé - Benjamin Millepied

— By In partnership with France Musique

About the work

Partners

  • With the support of AROP

  • Sponsor of the Paris Opera initiatives for young people and of the avant-premières