orpheus and eurydice

Christoph Willibald Gluck - Dance opera by Pina Bausch

Palais Garnier - from 24 March to 06 April 2018

Orphée et Eurydice

Dance opera in four parts

Music
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Choreography
Pina Bausch
Director
Pina Bausch
Set design
Rolf Borzik
Costume design
Rolf Borzik
Lighting design
Rolf Borzik
Conductor
Thomas Hengelbrock
Manlio Benzi

Les Étoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet
Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble & Chor

Droits chorégraphiques et scénographiques : Verlag der Autoren, Francfort, représentant la Pina Bausch Foundation, Wuppertal, Allemagne.
choreography@verlagderautoren.de

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Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost!

- Pina Bausch

Hailed as a true event when it entered the repertoire in 2005, Orphée et Eurydice, a major work by the choreographer Pina Bausch, brings to life with great force one of the most celebrated myths in Western culture. Bausch revisits Gluck’s work in the form of a danced opera, exploring in their intimate detail the links between movement and song. Fascinated by what “shakes people up”, she brings to the score a disturbingly human quality, attaining through dance a universal vision of love of which she offers a sumptuous incarnation.

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