Oliver Davis, Philip Glass, Michael Nyman: Unbound

Oliver Davis, Philip Glass, Michael Nyman: Unbound
© Ana Sophia Scheller and Tiit Helimets. © Erik Tomasson, courtesy of the San Francisco Ballet
The music for 'The Infinite Ocean' was born out of the inspirational vision set out by the choreographer.
Oliver Davis
 
 

Unbound, a Festival of New Works for San Francisco Ballet
 
The dance world is buzzing about the eagerly awaited festival, which over 17 days features commissions by twelve world-class choreographers, films, symposia, and pop-up mixers.
 
Thursday, 26 April 2018, sees a pair of choreographic premieres: The Infinite Ocean, Edwaard Liang’s creation — with a commissioned score by Oliver Davis — poignantly explores the infinite ocean between life and death; Dwight Rhoden’s creation Let’s Begin At The End — scored by Philip Glass and Michael Nyman — brings brilliant contemporary physicality to a meditation on the complexities of love and relationships.
 
Watch:
Creation process with Edwaard Liang
Dance films inspired by the ballets
 
Listen:
Symphony No 3 by Glass
 
Tickets and more information:
Unbound
Thu, 26 Apr, 7:30pm
Sat, 28 Apr, 2pm
Tue, 1 May, 7:30pm
Sat, 5 May, 8pm
 
 
Photo: Ana Sophia Scheller and Tiit Helimets. © Erik Tomasson, courtesy of the San Francisco Ballet.

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