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Boch Center Wang Theatre
270 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116
617-482-9393
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 6 members
Review from Goldstar Member
3 events 1 review

Wonderful performance. The pieces were emotional and stirring. The choreography required a lot of strength and stamina as well as talent. It was demanding, and the company kept up easily.

The final piece was unexpected and fun.

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Review from Carolynnetate
15 events 4 reviews

This is a great show. The contrast between each of the dances is extremely impactful. Brought tears to my eyes at times. The choreography is very well put together becoming very dark and eery at times but then complemented by very beautiful and at...continued

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NO MORE PLAY

MUSIC Anton Webern

CHOREOGRAPHY Jiří Kylián

STAGED BY Patrick Delcroix

LIGHTING DESIGN Joop Caboort

LIGHTING ADAPTATION John Cuff

COSTUMES _Jiří Kylián and _Joke Visser 

World Premiere: November 24, 1988, Nederlands Dans Theater

The quiet gravity of Webern’s Five Movements for String Quartet underscores the intimacy and introspection of No More Play.
p. PETITE MORT

MUSIC Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

CHOREOGRAPHY _Jiří Kylián

STAGED BY Roslyn Anderson and Patrick Delcroix

_LIGHTING DESIGN Joop Caboort

LIGHTING ADAPTATION John Cuff

COSTUMES Joke Visser

World Premiere: August 23, 1991, Nederlands Dans Theater_

Petite Mort_, a ballet for six men and six women, incorporates artistic swordplay set to Mozart.

SARABANDE

MUSIC Johann Sebastian Bach

CHOREOGRAPHY Jiří Kylián_

S_TAGED BY Patrick Delcroix_

ASSISTED BY _Anthony Randazzo

LIGHTING DESIGN Joop Caboort

LIGHTING ADAPTATION John Cuff

COSTUMES Joke Visser

World Premiere: September 13, 1990, Nederlands Dans Theater

A powerful display for six men, Sarabande showcases dancers as they shift between their group and individual variations using movement and sound to intensify the piece.

FALLING ANGELS

MUSIC Steven Reich

CHOREOGRAPHY _Jiří Kylián

STAGED BY Roslyn Anderson

ASSISTED BY Trinidad Vives

_LIGHTING DESIGN Joop Caboort

LIGHTING ADAPTATION John Cuff

COSTUMES Joke Visser

World Premiere: November 23, 1989, Nederlands Dans Theater_

Falling Angels _is a mesmerizing and multilayered study in motion and minimalism featuring eight women and Steven Reich’s hypnotic music.

SECHS TÄNZE

MUSIC Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

CHOREOGRAPHY Jiří Kylián_

S_TAGED BY Roslyn Anderson

LIGHTING DESIGN Joop Caboort

LIGHTING ADAPTATION John Cuff

COSTUMES Jiří Kylián and Joke Visser

World Premiere: October 24, 1986, Nederlands Dans Theater

Literally translated Sechs Tänz_e _means “six dances”. The speedy and slightly madcap partnering of this work exhibits Kylián’s complete mastery, as well as his unique sense of humor.

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