F/T14 “The Rite of Spring”

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

poster for F/T14 “The Rite of Spring”
[Image: (C) Masumi Kawamura]

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Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring” is one of the most famous works of twentieth-century music and was originally staged with choreography by Vaslay Nijinsky for the Ballets Russes. It has since been reinterpreted by the likes of Pina Bausch and Maurice Béjart. Now three young Japanese artists in the fields of dance, art and music bring their creative talents together for a radical new revision of the work. Momoko Shiraga is known for her unique blend of humor and movement. Yuko Mohri utilizes junk and everyday objects to make elaborate spaces. Yasuno Miyauchi composes raw music interweaving organic sounds of human breathing and voices. Their “The Rite of Spring” is a contemporary take on the themes of primitive rites and sacrifice through a Tokyo context of rebirth.

Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Playhouse

[Related Event]
Post-Performance Talk
Speakers: Momoko Shiraga, Yuko Mohri, Yasuno Miyauchi
Date: Nov. 15 (Sat)
Please see the official website for details.

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Schedule

from November 12, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Performance Times: Nov. 12 (Wed)–Nov. 14 (Fri) 19:30, Nov. 15 (Sat)–Nov. 16 (Sun) 15:00

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