Dance from Jane Jerardi and Daniel Burkholder at Dance Place
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Acclaimed violinist Leila Josefowicz and choreographer Jessica Lang and her dance company join the National Symphony Orchestra to perform Pulitzer winner John Adams' Violin Concerto in the final program of the NEW MOVES: symphony + dance festival. Called "a master of visual composition" by Dance Magazine, Lang sets original choreography to Adams' melodic and colorful 1993 work. Josefowicz's playing has been described as being full of "zest and fiery personality" (Chicago Sun-Times) -- a perfect match for this expressive, breathless work. Also on the program are Aaron Copland's Pulitzer-winning masterpiece of pioneer life, Appalachian Spring; Michael Daugherty's Superman-inspired Red Cape Tango; and Sinfonia No. 4 ("Strands") by George Walker, the first African-American composer to win the Pulitzer. Learn More
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“Jerardi’s talent is well established within dance circles; her perfectly capable video installation proves her merits in other genres as well.” —_Washington Post _
DC-area artists Daniel Burkholder and Jane Jerardi generate inventive dance works that engage audiences in unexpected ways by employing improvisation, experimentation and multimedia.
Daniel Burkholder’s company The PlayGround combines the formalism of choreography with the spontaneity of improvisation in “My ocean is never blue.” Called a “stunning display of ensemble work” by The Washington Post, the work examines our multi-faceted relationships to water, from the personal to the environmental and political.
Jane Jerardi’s dances move fluidly between media — from dancers captured in videos that are projected on the sides of buildings to intimate personal private performances and site-specific works. With “Perspective,” she returns to the stage and collects excerpts from several pieces she’s created over the past five years. Re-imagined as a series of related dances, they will intersperse projected video with striking gesture and compelling performance, including a new piece to a score by Amy Farina of The Evens.