3 March 2020
The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) joins the worldwide celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birthday with its presentation of Trois Grandes Fugues, featuring three interpretations of the composer’s complex “Grosse Fuge” from a trio of trailblazing female choreographers – Lucinda Childs, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, and Maguy Marin – danced by Lyon Opera Ballet. The engagement will play The Joyce Theater from March 18-22. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$55, can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org.
In Trois Grandes Fugues, three revolutionary female choreographers – Lucinda Childs, Anna Teresa de Keersmaeker, and Maguy Marin – each lend their distinct style to Beethoven’s intricate “Grosse Fuge” for a string quartet. Each choreographer is paired with a unique recording of the notoriously challenging composition in this triple bill of choreographic imaginings, danced by the exquisite artists of Lyon Opera Ballet. An inquiry into translation, Trois Grandes Fugues, explores how movement and musicality interact in distinct ways, demonstrating how the creative visions of musicians, dancers, and choreographers converge to create a truly novel interpretation that can never be duplicated.
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