The production Beyond Sin from the repertoire of the internationally acclaimed Eifman Ballet is the first study of Eifman’s work in Slovakia. In the spirit of the work of the contemporary choreographic genius Boris Eifman, it is a psychological ballet, an attempt to create a dance equivalent to Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov. The novel served as the master for the production about the destructive passions and God’s eternal struggle with the devil. Through a choreographic immersion into the souls of the main characters, we follow the storylines of the novel. Its leitmotif is: “If God does not exist, then all things are in accordance with the law.” The author paraphrases the idea from the present perspective: “God does exist and yet, all things happen in accordance with the law.” The captivating choreography, amplified by the three musical titans Wagner, Mussorgsky and Rachmaninov, the evocative plot and interpretive complexity promise an extraordinary spectator experience.
Running time: 2 hours with one interval