Activity Details

dancing Beethoven

Genre:
Dance
Date & Time:
2020/01/12 (Sun) 3:30pm
Class:
TBC
Language:
In French, English and Japanese with English subtitles (parts)
Duration:
79mins
Director:
Arantxa Aguirre
Cast:  
Óscar Chacón, Julien Favreau, Zubin Mehta


In collaboration with the Tokyo Ballet and the Israel’s Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Zubin Mehta, Gil Roman revived with the Béjart Ballet Lausanne in 2014, one of the most break taking works of the 20th century: “The Ninth Symphony” by Beethoven, choreography by Maurice Béjart in 1964. The film dancing Beethoven retraces nine months of intense and passionate rehearsals from the beginning of the choreographic work of this masterpiece up to the first performance at the NHK Hall in Tokyo in 2014. Get a feel of the daily life of 250 artists, dancers, singers and musicians from all over the world, gathered around one common work celebrating human fraternity.

*The post-screening talks of “Dancing Beethoven” to be held on 12 Jan (Sun) at K11 Art House will be cancelled. The films will be shown as scheduled. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.