Manuscrips of the Masters

Edwaard LiangCraig DavidsonWilliam ForsytheJerome Robbins

Manuscrips of the Masters


The new SND building, Opera and Ballet hall
29. 4. 2022 30. 4. 2022

Schedule of performances

Friday 29. 4. 2022
19:00 h 21:20 h
Saturday 30. 4. 2022
19:00 h 21:20 h
Tuesday 3. 5. 2022
19:00 h 21:20 h
Saturday 21. 5. 2022
19:00 h 21:20 h
Thursday 2. 6. 2022
19:00 h 21:20 h

The medley Manuscripts of the Masters brings, in Slovak première, stage pieces that represent the work of four imperative world choreographers of the 20th and 21st centuries – Edwaard Liang, Craig Davidson, William Forsythe and Jerome Robbins. Each is distinctive and unique in terms of movement vocabulary, different perceptions of the dancer's body and individual approach to the adaptation of dance technique into a choreographic text. The four one-act dance compositions are linked together by technical sophistication, emphasis on movement aesthetics and poetics that is largely reflected in the harmony of dance and musical master. The programme is intended to augment the repertoire with works of world modern ballet that represent a major challenge for performers, yet are an attractive delicacy for the audience.

Music Ezio Bosso
Choreography Edwaard Liang
Costumes design Edwaard Liang
Music Nicholas Robert Thayer
Choreography Craig Davidson
Costumes design Alana Sargent
Set design Craig Davidson
Music Franz Schubert
Choreography William Forsythe
Costumes design Stephen Galloway
Set and lighting design William Forsythe
THE CONCERT (or The Perils of Everybody)
Music Fryderyk Chopin
Choreography Jerome Robbins
Costumes design Irene Sharaff
Set design Saul Steinberg
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