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Trois Grandes Fugues - NZ Festival of the Arts



Wed 11 Mar 2020, 07:30 pm


Thu 12 Mar 2020, 09:00 pm


Opera House, Wellington


Dance, Arts Culture, Festivals Arts, Music

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One massive piece of music. Three choreographers’ remarkable interpretations.

In “one of the most exhilarating, uncompromising evenings of dance” (The Guardian), three of the world’s most esteemed choreographers, Lucinda Childs (US), Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker (Belgium) and Maguy Marin (France), present their own visions of Beethoven’s passionate masterpiece Die Große Fuge.

Performed by the world-renowned Lyon Opera Ballet, a company known for taking on a vast range of ambitious work, this “monumental, stark and uncompromising” (New York Times) triple bill takes you deep inside Beethoven’s score, in ways so different and gripping it reveals how strongly music can move you.

Choreographed by
Lucinda Childs, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, Maguy Marin

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