Gala programme is full of the virtuosity of dance, bringing together several different performers and groups. Gala evenings are starred i.a. by Finnish Kinetic Orchestra with perceptions from pieces Animals and I’m Liquid, and Daniel Proietto with Alan Lucien Øyen’s sparkling solo piece Sinnerman. The evening culminates with Akram Khan’s Kaash performed by Spanish IT Dansa.
Duration 120 min. interval.
IT Dansa (ES)
Choreography: Akram Khan
Music: Nitin Sawhney
Stage scenography: Anish Kapoor
Light design: Aideen Malone
Costume design: Kimie Nakano
Costume maker: Paca Naharro
Choreography assitance: Eulàlia Ayguadé Farro, Nicola Monaco
Winter Guests (NO)
Music: Nina Simone
Choreography: Alan Lucien Øyen
Danced by: Daniel Proietto
Costume by: Stine Sjøgren
Light Design: Martin Flack
Kinetic Orchestra (FIN)
I'm Liquid & Animals
Performers: Oskari Turpeinen, Sanni Giordani, Iiro Näkki, Anni Koskinen
Choreography: Jarkko Mandelin ja työryhmä
Sound design: Janne Hast
Light design : Jukka Huitila
Costumes: Kirsi Gum
Production: Kinetic Orchestra ja Taideosuuskunta Apinatarha
Festival programme and VIP-pass
VIP lobby service at the Music Centre (1st floor)
Entrance to the Music Centre’s VIP area (2nd floor)
Delicious cocktail buffet with glass of champagne
A ticket to a performance at the Music Centre
Coffee or Tea & Petit Four during the interval
Gala program is full of virtuosity of dance bringing several different performers and groups on stage.
Choreographer, acrobat and dancer Yoann Bourgeois is a marvel across the world. He searches for the ”suspension point” in delicate virtuoso arrangements that defy gravity’s limits with unique grace.
Threshold concentrates on experience, how to move without moving through the space. Le Patin Libre defies traditional figure skating rules and creates something whole new.
Story, story, die. presents current theme of to be liked and accepted. It deals with our desire to give a best possible view of ourselves and eventually our craving for being loved.
Last part of the family trilogy, Kind, takes us into the world of a child. In Kind, we enter a distant and out of joint universe littered by somber fairy tales and magic
Digging in the idea of infinity as a ceaseless loop and with a constant interest in the joy of repetition, this work aims to draw our attention to the perception of time, memory and lived experiences, a series of infinite opportunities for time and space to be compared.
[frames] from Iiro Näkki is contemporary dance as its’ purest, stripped away from performativity and certain message. Instead, it expresses, reveals and contains meanings.
In Corps Noir, Aurélien Bory captures the energy of a dancer to the canvas in a fascinating way. Dancer’s body heat leaves a temporary imprint and fades away again.