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Lang Lang Dance Project in Paris


Lang Lang Dance Project – Sons de l’âme -

By Henning Høholt

Two dancers from Houston ballet rehearsing on Lang Lang Dance prosject, Choreography Stanton Welsh. Photo: Amitava Sarkar

The world famouse chinese pianist Lang Lang is “renewing him self”, this time with a cooperation – a world premiere with 16 dancers from the Houston ballet, with a choreography by Stanton Welch, with lightning by Lisa J. Pinkham. World premiere 31. October 2013.

 

It will be premiered at the famouse Theatre des Champs Elysées in Paris, where earlier many famouse ballet premieres has been performed during the theatres 100 years history, which has been celebrated through all of Year 2013.

The Theatre´ long ballethistory started with Sergei Dhiaghilev and his Ballets Russes, led by Vaslav Nijinski and Michael Fokine, to music by Igor Stravinskij, and a long line of the ost famouse french impressionistic composers.

Lang Lang is in his ballet idea presenting music by Fréderic Chopin 16 wellknown piano pieces.

This idea, which is a production by  Theatre des Champs Elysées will be an interesting renewing of, and continuation of this theatre´monumental place in the ballet history of the world.

One dancer from Houston ballet rehearsing on Lang Lang Dance prosject, Choreography Stanton Welsh. Photo: Amitava Sarkar

Lang Lang piano
Stanton Welch chorégraphie
Lisa J. Pinkham lumières
Houston Ballet – 16 Dancers

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Two dancers from Houston ballet rehearsing on Lang Lang Dance prosject, Choreography Stanton Welsh. Photo: Amitava Sarkar

Frederic Chopin:
Ballade n° 1 op. 23 en sol mineur
Etude n° 7 op. 25 en do dièse mineur
Ballade n° 2 op. 38 en fa
Ballade n° 4 op. 52 en fa mineur
Valse n° 1 op. 18 en mi bémol « Grande valse brillante »
Nocturne op. 15 n° 1 en fa majeur


Entracte

Valse n° 19 op. posth. en la mineur
Andante spianato op. 22
Etude n° 3 opus 10 « Tristesse » en mi
Nocturne n° 2 op. 55 en mi bémol majeur
Grande Polonaise op. 22
Nocturne op. posth. en do dièse mineur
Production Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
TARIFS 15 à 95 €

Jeudi 31 octobre, vendredi 1er,
lundi 4 novembre 20 heures
dimanche 3 novembre 17 heures

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