The Dante Project - Ballet - Season 22/23 Programming - Opéra national de Paris

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    The Dante Project

    Wayne McGregor

    Palais Garnier - from 29 April to 31 May 2023

    François Fontaine / Agence VU' 

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The Dante Project

Palais Garnier - from 29 April to 31 May 2023

The Dante Project

Ballet Wayne McGregor

Palais Garnier - from 29 April to 31 May 2023

2h45 with 2 intervals

  • Opening night : 3 May 2023

    Pre‑opening for the young : 29 april 2023

About

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The Dante Project, which premiered in London in October 2021, is today entering the Paris Opera’s repertoire. To a colourful orchestral score by Thomas Adès, British choreographer Wayne McGregor presents a three‑act ballet inspired by the alternately chilling and sunlit landscapes of the Divine Comedy. Written in the 14th century by Dante, this seminal poem of the Italian language recounts an initiatory journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise. McGregor brings this medieval Christian fantasy to life through dance: a young woman, Beatrice, embodies a promise of love and hope as the chorepgrapher reconstructs a narrative arc taking the audience on a nonstop journey where sound, movement and light form the substance of a mysterious and changing constellation.

  • Opening
  • First part 45 mn
  • Intermission 30 mn
  • Second part 25 mn
  • Intermission 30 mn
  • Third part 35 mn
  • End

Choreographer: Wayne McGregor

3 min

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Choreographer: Wayne McGregor
  • The Dante Project

    New to the repertoire

    Ballet in three acts

    After Dante Alighieri, La Divine Comédie

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  • The choreographer’s latest epic follows the poet’s journey from the inferno to the light - and it’s heavenly.

    Emma Byrne / Evening Standard

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