Ballett Frankfurt

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
30 Lafayette Ave, New York, NY 11217
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

William Forsythe?s uncompromising vision permeates every aspect of his bracing, stripped-down-to-the-essentials brand of neoclassicism. Remarkable dancers performing picture-perfect arabesques splinter into abstract, emotionally loaded contortions and simple saunters across the stage which take on staggering import. Ballett Frankfurt includes three American premieres by William Forsythe: the mysterious and revealing Enemy of the Figure; Quintett, a comparatively serene work, which mirrors the emotional pitch of Gavin Bryars? evocative and rapturous score; and a third new work TBA.

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