Time: May 5, 2012 at 8:30pm to May 13, 2012 at 7:30pm
Location: Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance
Street: 126 E. 13th St
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.peridance.com/peri…
Event Type: dance, performance
Organized By: Peridance NYC
Latest Activity: Apr 30, 2012
The Company returns to the NYC stage this Spring with its first major season since 2006, presenting a diverse repertory that includes the debut of three new works created especially for this season by Artistic Director Igal Perry, and NYC-based guest choreographersKristin Sudeikis and Sidra Bell.
Perry's new work, to Henryk Górecki's String Quartet # 3, will feature a live quartet led by cellist Nan-Cheng Chen. In addition the Company will present Perry's "profoundly memorable" El Amor Brujo, music by Manuel de Falla, which premiered in collaboration with PostClassical Ensemble to sold-out audiences in Washington, DC. PostClassical Ensemble's Angel Gil-Ordóñez will conduct a live orchestra, featuring Marija Temo, Flamenco singer. Joining the company for the opening weekend in a solo choreographed by Perry for this occasion, will be incomparable guest star Jose Manuel Carreño, former principal dancer at American Ballet Theater!
There will be a very special "Afternoon in Spain" matinee performance on Sunday, May 6, at 2:30pm. Experience Flamenco Culture through dance, music, and film as Peridance Contemporary Dance Company is joined by renowned Flamenco artists and scholars, including Flamenco scholar Brook Zern and novelist Antonio Munoz-Molina, for an intimate performance and discussion. Produced in collaboration with the Spanish Consulate and PostClassical Ensemble.