Deloitte Ignite Festival at the Royal Opera House
17th September 2014
The opening weekend called ‘Sampling the Myth’ featured three newly commissioned dance films created by the rising choreographic talent Charlotte Edmonds, featuring music by Gabriel Yared, internationally renowned choreographer Kim Brandstrup featuring Nico Muhly’s Diacritical Marks and National Ballet of Canada’s Robert Binet featuring music by Nils Frahm. The event was held in the Linbury Threatre on September 5, 6 and 7 and also projected in a live stream on giant screens in the Paul Hamlyn Hall. It also featured extracts of Wayne McGregor’s Raven Girl with music by Gabriel Yared and Mikhail Fokine’s choreography of Stravinsky’s Firebird.
Find out more about the whole festival here
Watch Wayne McGregor rehearsing Raven Girl
Listen to Charlotte Edmonds talking about her new work 'The Indifferent Beak'