Ballet National de Marseille & ICK Amsterdam 🗓 🗺

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After the loss of two of his children, Friedrich Rückert wrote a series of poems called Kindertotenlieder . In 1901 composer Gustav Mahler put the poems to classical music.

This music serves as the source of inspiration for choreographers Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten. In collaboration with composer and musician Frank Krawczyk they create an ode to the power of intuition and vulnerability; qualities that – in today’s society – are gradually fading into dusk, like wolves that shy away from the light of day.

Apparition is a multidisciplinary performance by a choir, consisting of 12 children, supported by dancers of Ballet National de Marseille and ICK Amsterdam. The children perform songs by Mahler, Eisler and Janá?ek and remind us of lost innocence and the fragility of life. The visuals by filmmaker Ruben van Leer take us to a poetic world of dreams, the dusk. Here, wolf and man, intuition and strength, come together.

Apparition is the first part of a diptych. The second part, Disparition , will premiere in 2019.

Concept & choreography Emio Greco Pieter C. Scholten 
Composition & transcription Franck Krawczyk 
Music Gustav Mahler, Hanns Eisler, Leoš Janá?ek Dancers Dancers from Ballet National de Marseille & ICK 
Children’s choir Chorschule de Sylvie (Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg) 
Piano Franck Krawczyk 
Video Ruben Van Leer 
Light design Henk Danner 
Costume design Clifford Portier 
Dramaturgy Jesse Vanhoeck 
Dramaturgy assistant Marieke Buytenhuijs Production Ballet National de Marseille & ICK 
Dutch premiere October 5, 2017, Nederlandse Dansdagen, Maastricht 
French premiere December 2, 2017, Opera de Marseille (FR) 
Partners Theater aan het Vrijthof Maastricht (NL), Nederlandse Dansdagen (NL), Theater de Meervaart (NL), Operadagen Rotterdam (NL), Ravenna Festival (IT), Cankarjev Dom Ljubljana (SL), Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg (LB). 

Mardi 12  FÉVRIER 2019 à 20h00 (tickets)
Mercredi 13  FÉVRIER 2019 à 20h00 (tickets)
DURÉE 1h00 (pas d’entracte)Adultes 20 € / Jeunes 8 € / Kulturpass bienvenu Lieu: Grand Théâtre / Studio 

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