GODIN, N.: Fresque (La) [Ballet] (Ballet Preljocaj, 2017)


 

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La Fresque

Date of Concert: May 2019
Venue: Theatre de la Criee, Marseille
Playing Time: 01:34:12
Catalogue Number: 2.110600
UPC: 747313560059

The famous traditional Chinese tale La Fresque (The Painting on the Wall) tells of two travellers who take shelter at a small temple, one of whom becomes so enraptured by the image of a beautiful girl in a fresco that he is transported into another dimension.

Angelin Preljocaj, one of France's leading contemporary choreographers, explores this mysterious relationship between representation and reality with a spectacular and unforgettable ballet filled with dynamic action, emotive lyricism and powerful responses to the music of Nicolas Godin, one half of the celebrated music duo Air. La Fresque has been admired for its 'breath-taking scenes' (La Terresse) and its 'dark and splendid' (L'Humanite).

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