50th Anniversary Gala

Kuopio Dance Festival Finland celebrates 50th anniversary at Kuopio Music Centre by two fabulous galas. Anniversary galas are filled with dance virtuosity. On the stage we will see pieces all the way from flamenco to Finnish traditional dance and from ballet to contemporary dance. Performers are i.a. traditional Finnish dance group Pelmakat, Sydney Dance Company, flamenco virtuosos Mariana Collado and Carlos Chamorro Galas are hosted by Jorma Uotinen.

PELMAKAT (FI)
Tsuliluikka
Choreography: Hilppa Herd
Music: Maria Kalaniemi, performed by Rälläkkä

FINNISH NATIONAL BALLET (FI)
Swan of Tuonela, pas de deux
Choreography: Imre Eck
Dancers: Mai Komori & Jani Talo
Music: Jean Sibelius

MARIANA COLLADO & CARLOS CHAMORRO (ES)
Bailes Robados
Choreography & dance: Carlos Chamorro & Mariana Collado
Music: José Almarcha (guitar), Victor Guadiana (violin), Loreto De Diego (vocals)
In collaboration with Compañía Kaari & Roni Martin

IRON SKULLS CO. (ES)
Kintsugi
Direction: Iron Skulls Co.
Choreography & performers: Adrian Vega, Diego Garrido, Moisés ”Moe”, Hector Plaza ”Buba”, Agnés Sales
Production: Iron Skulls Co.
Co-Production: Fira Tàrrega
Premiere: Summer Stage, New York, 20 August 2016

INTERVAL

ATTE KILPINEN (FI)
solo from the piece Sielulintu
Choreography: Riku Lehtopolku
Dancer: Atte Kilpinen

PELMAKAT (FI)
Höplä
Choreography: Petri Kauppinen and Milla Korja
Director: Eevi Miettinen

MARIANA COLLADO & CARLOS CHAMORRO (ES)
Los Dioses No Lloran Ni Vierten Lágrimas
Choreography & dance: Carlos Chamorro & Mariana Collado
Music: José Almarcha (guitar), Victor Guadiana (violin), Loreto De Diego
(vocals)
In collaboration with Compañía Kaari & Roni Martin

SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY (AU)
Lux Tenebris
Choreography: Rafael Bonachela
Dancers: Dean Elliot, Ariella Casu, Davide Di Giovanni, Holly Doyle, Janessa
Dufty, Riley Fitzgerald, Jacopo Grabar, Liam Green, Luke Hayward, Dimitri Kleioris, Chloe
Leong, Jesse Scales, Emily Seymour, Mia Thompson, Victor Zarallo, Charmene Yap,
Chloe Young
Music: Nick Wales
Costumes: Aleisa Jelbart
Lighting and stage design: Benjamin Cisterne
Premiere: Roslyn Packer Theatre Walsh Bay, Australia, 29 February
2016

Duration approx. 120 min. (interval)

Shows and tickets

14.6.2019
18:00
Kuopion Musiikkikeskus
69,50 €
15.6.2019
18:00
Kuopion Musiikkikeskus
69,50 €
Compañia Kaari&Roni Martin


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