• Sep 26, 2009 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Location: Danspace Project
  • Latest Activity: Aug 21, 2019
Raimund HogheL'Après-midiU.S. PremiereSeptember 26 • [Sat] • 4:00 PMAdmission: $18.00 ($12.00 for Danspace and FIAF members)"'L'Après-midi' is a new dreamlike light-bathed solo for Emmanuel Eggermont. Filled with understated movement evocative of yet not imitative of Nijinsky's iconic faun, it floated contemplatively on the music of Debussy and the haunting Lieder of Gustave Mahler. "- LondondanceIn a one-time-only afternoon performance, Danspace Project and the French Institute Alliance Française's Crossing the Line 2009 festival co-present the U.S. premiere of Raimund Hoghe's L'Après-midi at St. Mark's Church. Using Debussy's L'Après-midi d'un faune, Hoghe, a German-based choreographer and former dramaturge for Pina Bausch, creates a solo for Emmanuel Eggermont, which, according to writer Mary Kate Connolly is "a gradual, subtle collage of history, longing, and a neo-classical appreciation of male beauty unfurled."Hoghe's Boléro Variations will be presented earlier in the week at Dance Theater Workshop as part of Crossing the Line festival.L'Après-midi is part of French Institute Alliance Française's Crossing the Line 2009 festival, a festival created and organized by FIAF. US tour is presented with the support of the Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut New York.
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