Lyon Opera Ballet (Cancelled)

Trois Grandes Fugues
Boch Center Shubert Theatre

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One of France’s most well-travelled troupes, Lyon Opera Ballet has revolutionized the classical ballet world with a bold, vast, and diverse repertory.  Continuing its commitment to showcasing contemporary choreographers, this triple bill program features works by three female choreographers–Lucinda Childs, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Maguy Marin–all set to Beethoven’s beloved masterpiece “Grosse Fuge.”

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Program

3 Grandes Fugues

Lucinda Childs, Grande Fugue (2016) - 18 min.

Intermission - 20 min.

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Die Große Fugue (1992) - 18 min.

Pause - 5 min.

Maguy Marin, Grosse Fugue (2001) - 18 min.

“One of France’s national treasures …”

San Francisco Chronicle

“In Trois Grandes Fugues, the company brings together a magisterial trio of choreographers … with each of their highly individual settings we hear, see and feel Beethoven’s fugue in fabulously new ways.”

The Guardian

The 2019-20 Dance Series is sponsored by

STEPHANIE L. BROWN FOUNDATION, CYNTHIA & JOHN S. REED FOUNDATION, and ROYAL LITTLE FAMILY FOUNDATION

This performance is also made possible in part by support from Celebrity Series LIVE PERFORMANCE! Arts for All Innovation Funds, with generous leadership support from an anonymous donor.

Boch Center Shubert Theatre

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