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 Théâtre de la Ville
From 9 to 13 November 2010
  • Tuesday 9 November 2010 - 20h30
  • Wednesday 10 November 2010 - 20h30
  • Thursday 11 November 2010 - 20h30
  • Friday 12 November 2010 - 20h30
  • Saturday 13 November 2010 - 15h00
  • Saturday 13 November 2010 - 20h30


Merce Cunningham Choreographer
Merce Cunningham Dance Company Company

Roaratorio (1983)

with the Festival d'Automne à Paris


second program

Four pieces and two programmes. The great Master will always surprise us and fill us with wonder.


There have been few long pieces in Cunningham’s work and Roaratorio, which entirely composes the second programme, is exceptional (from this single point of view.It was created in 1983, and performed in1985 at the Avignon Festival in the "cour d’honneur" of the Popes' palace while John Cage was alive (those who saw that performance still remember it). It is a vibrant manifesto of the sea-like bodies associated with a reading of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, with bouts of Irish jigs. The piece has never been presented in Paris yet. It is an extraordinary poetic chaos with the excessiveness of all things Cunningham passed down to the dancing art which outlived him.

Jean.-Marc Adolphe

 

 

ROARATORIO (1983)

choreography
Merce Cunnigham
music
John Cage, Roaratorio, an Irish Circus on Finnegan's Wake
setting and lights
Mark Lancaster


Premiered at The Coliseum, Roubaix, as part of the 1983 Lille Festival. Adapted in 2010 by Patricia Lent, assisted by Robert Swinston

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15 dancers

 
 
 
 
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