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Venice, dance returns to the Teatro La Fenice, the Italian premiere of "Les Saisons" by Thierry Malandain
The new work by the famous French choreographer is freely inspired by Vivaldi's Four Seasons and those of his contemporary Giovanni Antonio Guido
Organizzato da: Fondazione Teatro La Fenice

La Fenice Theater Foundation Presents

“ Season 2023 -24 | Dance”
The La Fenice Theater of Venice opens the new year in the name of dance, with the first exclusive Italian performance of the new work of Thierry Malandain, Les Saisons: the ballet, loosely based on Four Seasons of Antonio Vivaldi, will be on stage from 10 to 14 January 2024.

The famous French choreographer combines the music of the Red Priest with that of his contemporary  Giovanni Antonio Guido he composed for one of his pieces of the same title.

The new creation, which debuted at the Palais des Festivals de Cannes last November 25, will be performed by Malandain's company, the Malandain Ballet Biarritz, while the music will be performed live byOrchestra of the Teatro La Fenice, under the musical direction of Stefan Plewniak, also engaged as violin soloist. The costumes are from Jorge Gallardo, the light design of Francois Menou.

Les Saisons was born thanks to a prestigious international co-production led by Château de Versailles Spectacles, Opéra Royal de Versailles and Orchestra Royale de Versailles and co-producers Festival de Danse de Cannes – Côte d'Azur France, Teatro Victoria Eugenia – Ballet T – Ville de Donostia San Sebastián, Opéra de Saint-Etienne, Theater Bonn – Allemagne and Teatro La Fenice.

Thierry Malandain's new choreography will be preceded by another of his creations from 2014, Nocturnes, to music by Frédéric Chopin performed live by the pianist Thomas Valverde. Scenes and costumes by Jorge Gallardo, light design by Jean-Claude Asquié, for a co-production Teatro Victoria Eugenia Donostia / San Sebastián – Ballet T, Opéra de Reims, Center Chorégraphique National / Malandain Ballet Biarritz.
Venice, dance returns to the Teatro La Fenice, the Italian premiere of "Les Saisons" by Thierry Malandain

Interpreters

Malandain Ballet Biarritz

Nocturnes
sets and costumes Jorge Gallardo
light designer Jean-Claude Asquié
costume making Véronique Murat
realization scenes Frédéric Vadé
creation of tooling Annie Onchal
piano Thomas Valverde

Les saisons
costumes Jorge Gallardo
light designer François Menou
costume making
Véronique Murat - Charlotte Margnoux
Orchestra of the Teatro La Fenice
conductor and violin Stefan Plewniak

Program

Nocturnes choreography Thierry Malandain music by Frédéric Chopin Les saisons Freely inspired by Vivaldi's Four Seasons choreography Thierry Malandain music by Antonio Vivaldi is Giovanni Antonio Guido

Replicas

10 January 2024 at 7pm 'before'
performances 11 and 12 January at 7pm
13 and 24 January at 3.30pm

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