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Händel's Terpsichore

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3b
Dance and musical theatre
Sunday
09. June
16:00
Pflanzenhalle Orangerieschloss Sanssouci

Not only to Händel did Parisian stardancer Marie Sallé appear as the incarnation of modern dance art. Her creativity ruptured the horizon of a new expressive dance theatre and Händel went into experimental raptures: much like a French Opéraballet his »Terpsichore« brings together instrumental music, singing and dancing creating a new entity, which brought out all his Muse’s facets. The novel ballet fantasy »Les caractères de la danse« Jean-Féry Rebel had brought from Paris presents all contemporary fashion dances in rapid succession: it serves as perfect addition to Händel’s dance of the Muses, celebrated in style by Mojca Gal’s baroque dance company!

artists

International Baroque project featuring soloists, choir & orchestra from the University Mozarteum Salzburg, the Royal College of Music London & the University of the Arts, Bremen
Alfredo Bernardini, musical direction
Dance Company Chorea Basileae
Mojca Gal, choreography & head

program

A coproduction of the University Mozarteum Salzburg, the Royal College of Music London, the University
of the Arts Bremen and the Music Festival Potsdam Sanssouci.

Georg Friedrich Händel: Concerto Grosso F-Dur, HWV 331
Jean-Féry Rebel: Les caractères de la danse. fantasy of ballet
Georg Friedrich Händel: Terpsichore. Prolog, HWV 8b

International project of baroque with students from Salzburg, London and Bremen

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