Saburo Teshigawara and Rihoko Sato, Tristan and Isolde, dance at Arsenal Metz en Scènes

Off-site eventsSaburo Teshigawara and Rihoko Sato, Tristan and Isolde, dance at Arsenal Metz en Scènes

Friday, 9 February 2018 at 8pm

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Category : Off-site events
Discipline : Dance
Public price : 24 €/20 €/8 €
Public : All ages
Duration : 60'
Author : Saburo Teshigawara et Rihoko Sato

With Saburo Teshigawara, movement always comes before breathing. “Dancing is a natural act, even more natural than living”, » he says. As such, the extraordinary fluidity and extreme precision of his dance seems to surge from within, going beyond questions of rhythm and freeing him from mathematical constraints. Teshigawara’s choreography is a reflection of nature, of an organic reality where symmetry does not exist and where feelings become raw, unexpected, intense and sometimes, inevitably, violent. This relationship with the elements and the inner spirit, therefore, provides the perfect cradle to sublimate the romanticism of Tristan and Isolde. While Wagner’s music is still an integral part of the show, it is to the essence of the narrative and its tragic dimension that the Japanese choreographer and his faithful collaborator Rihoko Sato turn: the pain of an impossible love, flamed by the thirst for a desire that cannot be satisfied, and which can only find peace in death. Embodying these ill-fated lovers, their bodies become messengers of the unspeakable, aiming straight for our hearts.

In partnership with the Arsenal / Metz en Scènes

In February 2018, Saburo Teshigawara will also be putting on a new performance for the CCN-Ballet de Lorraine company as part of an associated artistic programme (details to follow).


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