De Keersmaeker addresses music using all the nuances of passion: need, defiance, oneupmanship… The key notion is polyphony. The irresistible energy that sets free these fluid, nervous bodies – at times openly insolent, at others exhausted as if conquered by the musics – is essentially that of “dizzying counterpoint”. Additional voices continually emerge; new connections or unexpected combinations multiplying the curves of a spiral of movements in which the audience joyfully loses all sense of direction. The virtuoso choreography, which is highly masculine and based on a falling motif, allows us to appreciate the development of the choreographer’s compositional technique.
Alice Renavand, Stéphane Bullion, Karl Paquette, Opéra national de Paris Ballet
Music by Ludwig Van Beethoven, Stage Direction by Jean-Luc Ducourt, Choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
Production compagny : Idéale Audience
Coproduction compagny : Opéra national de Paris, Arte France
Running Time : 1x18'
Production Year : 2015
Distribution compagny : Telmondis Distribution
Video Format : HDCAM