Programme

Rosas / Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

Verklärte Nacht

Dance

40min

"Verklärte Nacht" (Transfigured Night) is based on Schönberg’s late romantic music for strings and a poem by Richard Dehmel about a woman who, one moonlit night, confesses in a wood to the man she loves that she is pregnant with the child of another man. The poem’s scene resonates in the music’s persistent strings, at times heavily loaded with passion, at times subtle as a timid voice, seemingly in unison with its protagonist's ordeal.

The original choreography as a group piece was created in 1995 as a part of an Arnold Schönberg evening in the Brussels Opera House De Munt / La Monnaie. By rewriting the group piece as a duet, both the narrative and the musical aspect come to the foreground. Expressive crescendos and diminuendos guide us through dramatic events, echoing an ever-modulating stream of emotions. A shameless romantic love story, in the pale light of a transfigured night.

Production: Rosas. Coproduction: Ruhrtriennale 2014, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.

With kind support by Dr. Manfred Gentz.

Cast

Choreografie: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas / Tanz: Boštjan Antončič, Nordine Benchorf, Cynthia Loemij, Samantha van Wissen / Musik: Arnold Schönberg, Verklärte Nacht, op. 4, New York Philharmonie dirigiert von Pierre Boulez / Lichtdesign: Luc Schaltin, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Kostüme: Rosas / Rudy Sabounghi / Musikdramaturgie: Georges-Elie Octors, Alain Franco / Künstlerische Koordination und Plaung: Anne Van Aerschot / Technische Leitung: Joris Erven / Techniker: Joris De Bolle

Dates

  • Past
    Tue 15.12.2015, 20:00 / HAU2
    Wed 16.12.2015, 20:00 / HAU2
    Thu 17.12.2015, 20:00 / HAU2
    Fri 18.12.2015, 20:00 / HAU2
    Sat 19.12.2015, 20:00 / HAU2

Location

HAU2
Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin

There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. (in Großbeerenstraße). Wheelchair ramp and lift available. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Advance notification advised via service@hebbel-am-ufer.de.

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