Reach For Tomorrow - Mikino Karube und Maurycy Hartman
Reach For Tomorrow - Mikino Karube und Maurycy Hartman
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Reach For Tomorrow - Samuel Pellegrin, Mikino Karube und Ben van Beelen
Reach For Tomorrow - Samuel Pellegrin, Mikino Karube und Ben van Beelen
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Reach For Tomorrow - Samuel Pellegrin, Maurycy Hartman, Ben van Beelen, Mikino Karube
Reach For Tomorrow - Samuel Pellegrin, Maurycy Hartman, Ben van Beelen, Mikino Karube
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Reach For Tomorrow - Anna Yanchuk, Ben van Beelen und Ensemble
Reach For Tomorrow - Anna Yanchuk, Ben van Beelen und Ensemble
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Reach For Tomorrow - Mikino Karube, Kt Flavio Salamanka, Karine de Matos und Ensemble
Reach For Tomorrow - Mikino Karube, Kt Flavio Salamanka, Karine de Matos und Ensemble
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Reach For Tomorrow - Mikino Karube, Ben van Beelen und Samuel Pellegrin
Reach For Tomorrow - Mikino Karube, Ben van Beelen und Samuel Pellegrin
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Reach For Tomorrow - Samuel Pellegrin, Maurycy Hartman, Ben van Beelen, Mikino Karube
Reach For Tomorrow - Samuel Pellegrin, Maurycy Hartman, Ben van Beelen, Mikino Karube
© SLT / Tobias Witzgall
Reach For Tomorrow - Ben van Beelen, Maurycy Hartman und Ensemble
Reach For Tomorrow - Ben van Beelen, Maurycy Hartman und Ensemble
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Reach For Tomorrow - Maurycy Hartman
Reach For Tomorrow - Maurycy Hartman
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Reach For Tomorrow - Annachiara Corti, Paulo Muniz, Valbona Bushkola, Samuel Pellegrin, Gala Lara
Reach For Tomorrow - Annachiara Corti, Paulo Muniz, Valbona Bushkola, Samuel Pellegrin, Gala Lara
© SLT / Tobias Witzgall
Reach For Tomorrow - Mikino Karube und Ben van Beelen
Reach For Tomorrow - Mikino Karube und Ben van Beelen
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Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka
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Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka
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Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Ensemble
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Ensemble
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Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka, Karine de Matos und Ensemble
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka, Karine de Matos und Ensemble
© SLT / Tobias Witzgall
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Mikino Karube, Kt Flavio Salamanka, Anna Yanchuk
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Mikino Karube, Kt Flavio Salamanka, Anna Yanchuk
© SLT / Tobias Witzgall
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Gala Lara und Ensemble
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Gala Lara und Ensemble
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Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka, Anna Yanchuk und Ensemble
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka, Anna Yanchuk und Ensemble
© SLT / Tobias Witzgall
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Ensemble
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Ensemble
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Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Anna Yanchuk und Kt Flavio Salamanka
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Anna Yanchuk und Kt Flavio Salamanka
© SLT / Tobias Witzgall
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka, Anna Yanchuk und Ensemble
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka, Anna Yanchuk und Ensemble
© SLT / Tobias Witzgall
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka und Ensemble
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Kt Flavio Salamanka und Ensemble
© SLT / Tobias Witzgall
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Ben van Beelen und Ensemble
Midsummer Night’s Jazz - Ben van Beelen und Ensemble
© SLT / Tobias Witzgall

How about Jazz?

Andreas Heise / Filipe Portugal

Uraufführung: 8. Mai 2024 / Probenzentrum Aigen

Synopsis

How about it? Are you in the mood for jazz? This season, ballet director Reginaldo Oliveira invites the choreographers Andreas Heise and Filipe Portugal to take audiences at the Rehearsal Centre in Aigen into a very different world of dance: jazz!

Like no other musical genre, jazz combines the diversity of improvisation with spontaneity. Jazz first emerged in America’s southern states around 1900 and has its roots in African American history. And yet – or maybe because of it – jazz is not just heartrending, melancholy blues but also pulsating life. Its lyrics are saturated with deep emotions (such as Sarah Vaughan’s “Misty”), African American traumas (“Strange Fruit” by Billie Holiday) or dangerous devotion (Nina Simone’s “I Put a Spell on You”) but also with a zest for life or delicious irony (just listen to “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered” by Ella Fitzgerald). Its stylistic variants range from New Orleans Jazz (defined by Louis Armstrong) to Swing, Free Jazz, Ethno Jazz and all the way to today’s Smooth Jazz or even Jazz Rap – to name but a few. In this two-part ballet night, the two choreographers explore a great diversity of rhythms, emotions and expressions of dance. Andreas Heise studied at the Palucca University of Dance in Dresden. He has danced at the Leipzig Ballet and the Norwegian National Ballet. It was there that he embarked on his career as a choreographer, which for instance took him to the Yekaterinburg Ballet Company, the ballet ensemble of the Graz Opera, the Stuttgart Ballet, the ballet company of the Theater Vorpommern and the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg. He has worked with director Christoph Loy (e.g. at the Salzburg Festival) and gave his debut as an opera director with “Dido and Aeneas” in Oslo in 2019.

Filipe Portugal has danced at the Portugal National Ballet and the Zurich Ballet, where he became a soloist under the direction of Heinz Spoerli. He has worked as a choreographer for the Junior Company and the ensemble of the Zurich Ballet, the Charlotte Ballet, the Stuttgart Ballet as a part of “Noverre: Young Choreographers”, the Linbury Theatre in London, the Shanghai Ballet in a co-production with the Yen Han Ballet Company at the Shanghai Arts Festival, the Cannes Junior Ballet, the Delattre Dance Company and the Portugal National Ballet.

Duration: 2h / One intermission

Reviews

„Unglaublich, was mit Bewegung und Körperlichkeit alles vermittelt werden kann, ob allein, im „Pas de deux“ oder im Ensemble. Gesprochenes war nicht vonnöten. Kommunikation geschah allein im Tanz, synchron mit der jeweiligen Musik, deren Impulse die Körper der Tänzerinnen und Tänzer manchmal geradezu durchschüttelten. Auch die Ruhe des Augenblicks erschien in den manchmal verschlungen innehaltenden Körpern.“

Reichenhaller Tagblatt

„Flavio Salamanka, der seit 2017 die Ballettfreunde in Salzburg verzaubert, wird von den Tänzerinnen besonders umschwärmt. Sein Pas de deux mit Anna Yanchuk, die schon zu Peter Breuers Zeiten in vielen solistischen Rollen begeistert hat, ist einer der Höhepunkte des Abends.“

Dorfzeitung