7 Martin Schläpfer | Marlúcia do Amaral, Marcos Menha | © Gert Weigelt
b.17
7 / Martin Schläpfer
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
Saturday, 03. January 2015
19:30 - 21:00 hours

Duration b.17: about 1 ½ hours, one interval
16,80 - 75,10 € Abo.+2 Online Tickets: 16,80 - 75,10 €
Further Dates And Events
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
December 2014
Fr  |  19.12.  | 19:30  Online Tickets: 16,80 - 75,10 €
Fr  |  26.12.  | 18:30  Online Tickets: 16,80 - 75,10 €
January 2015
Sa  |  03.01.  | 19:30  Abo. 2 Online Tickets: 16,80 - 75,10 €
We  |  07.01.  | 19:30  Abo. 22 Online Tickets: 16,80 - 75,10 €

Duration b.17: about 1 ½ hours, one interval
7
Martin Schläpfer
Dancers in heavy boots and dark coats appear to arrive from a long journey into a world which could become their new home. Music and dance merge into a whirlpool of frantic activity and then suddenly there is total ease, subtle humour and childish naivety with virtuosity on pointe.

“Composing a symphony means, to me, building a new world with every available technical means” thus Gustav Mahler once summed up his own creative work. In Martin Schläpfer’s full-length ballet “7” the world becomes a stage on which the challenges of life seem to be literally written into the bodies of the dancers. The choreography finds its landscape of stance and friction in Mahler’s vast symphonic architecture. This together with deep inner conflicts and a restlessness anxiety continually collides in the music of the Seventh Symphony. Passages of other-worldly enchantment accompany those more banal. The homeward journey is no longer in contradiction to the state of vagrancy but seems within it to find itself.
 
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7
Martin Schläpfer

MUSIC Symphony No.7 in E minor by Gustav Mahler
 

Choreographie Martin Schläpfer
Musikalische Leitung Axel Kober
Bühne und Kostüme Florian Etti
Licht Volker Weinhart
 
Tänzerinnen Sachika Abe, Ann-Kathrin Adam, Marlúcia do Amaral, Camille Andriot, Doris Becker, Wun Sze Chan, Sabrina Delafield, Mariana Dias, Feline van Dijken, Sonia Dvorak, Nathalie Guth, Alexandra Inculet, Christine Jaroszewski, Yuko Kato, So-Yeon Kim, Helen Clare Kinney, Anne Marchand, Louisa Rachedi, Aryanne Raymundo, Claudine Schoch, Virginia Segarra Vidal, Elisabeta Stanculescu, Julie Thirault, Irene Vaqueiro
Tänzer Rashaen Arts, Christian Bloßfeld, Andriy Boyetskyy, Paul Calderone, Jackson Carroll, Martin Chaix, Odsuren Dagva, Michael Foster, Filipe Frederico, Philip Handschin, Richard Jones, Sonny Locsin, Alexander McKinnon, Marcos Menha, Bruno Narnhammer, Bogdan Nicula, Chidozie Nzerem, Alban Pinet, Friedrich Pohl, Boris Randzio, Alexandre Simões
Orchester Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
 

 

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