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De Odyssee


Dance performance

13 24 Aug 2014

The ancient story of The Odyssey is brought on stage as a dance performance with live music. Lonneke van Leth choreographer and visual artist Vincent de Kooker describe the myth of the Greek hero Odysseus after the Trojan War.
The different story lines are told through dance, images and music. It promises to be a great show with live music composed by Maxim Shalygin and conducted by Michael de Roo performed by none other than Asko|Schönberg and The Rosa ensemble completed by students of the Royal Conservatory of The Hague and Rotterdam Codarts . 1200m2 decor and a cast of 100 artists including dancers, musicians, acrobats, tissue-dancers and singers.
Choreographer Lonneke van Leth : “In many colorful and spectacular scenes we see Odysseus being taken away from his family to wage war. The gods are not charmed by his cunning character and create for him a quest that he must endure to return to his beloved wife Penelope and son Telemachus. A journey full of joys, hardships and tribulations he lays down.

 

Artists

De Odyssee

concept/choreographe Lonneke van Leth 
concept/decor Vincent de Kooker 
composer Maxim Shalygin 
musicians Asko|Schönberg, leden van het Rosa Ensemble, studenten Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag en Codarts Rotterdam 
conductor Michael De Roo 
dance Lonneke van Leth Producties
corps de ballet dansers uit Amsterdam e.o.
tissue dance Paula Alvala, Linda Schumm 
choir 25 singers from Amsterdam
repetitor Anouk Cappuyns 
light Nico de Rooij 
dress Heidi de Raad 
technics AVEQ, Gijs Kuijper 
sound Christiaan de Roo

 

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Sunday

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