Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Michaël Pomero & Chryssi Dimitriou / Rosas

Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke


German /  With English surtitles /  approx. 60-70 minutes

For the Belgian choreographer and dancer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Rilke’s Cornet is an old love. Its musicality forms a starting point for her ongoing research into the counterpoint between dance and text, movement and speech: “I want to explore the intermediary space that Rilke’s text opens, the subtle nuances between breathing, speaking and singing, between the male and the female, the lyrical and the prosaic.” How does movement result out of breathe, noise, speech, and chant? In light of the words, De Keersmaeker has flutist Chryssi Dimitriou hiss, spit and snort Salvatore Sciarrino's music into her instrument, and she herself, along with dancer Michaël Pomero, takes care of the dance between the lines – highly sensual and yet precise, strict and clear. 


By: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Created with and performed by: Michaël Pomero, Chryssi Dimitriou, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas / Text: Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornet Christoph Rilke, Rainer Maria Rilke / Music: Opera per flauto, Salvatore Sciarrino / Lighting design: Luc Schaltin / Costumes: Anne-Catherine Kunz / Graphic Design: Casier/Fieuws / Artistic assistant: Femke Gyselinck / Dramaturgy: Vasco Boenisch / German language coach: Roswitha Dierck / Artistic advisor scenography: Michel François / Sound: Alban Moraud / Costumes coordinator: Heide Vanderieck / Artistic coordination and planning: Anne Van Aerschot / Technical director Rosas: Joris Erven / Technicians Rosas: Michael Smets, Bert Veris / Special thanks to: Floor Keersmaekers, Thierry Bae, Marie Goudot

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    Wed 8.3.2017, 19:00 / HAU1
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Production: Rosas. Coproduction: De Munt / La Monnaie (Brussels), Ruhrtriennale, Concertgebouw Brugge, Théâtre de Gennevilliers with Festival d'Automn (Paris),  Sadler’s Wells (London), Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.


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