A Love Supreme @ Fringearts, Philadelphia [from 22 to 24 September]

A Love Supreme


110
22 - 24
September
20:00 - 16:00

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Fringearts
140 N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Four dancers surrender themselves to John Coltrane’s spiritual ode to divine love, his 1965 jazz masterpiece A Love Supreme. The album was revolutionary for its carefully balanced interplay between improvisation and structure, meticulous form and raw energy, and the powerful blend of styles expressed by the four soloists—John Coltrane (tenor sax), McCoy Tyner (piano), Jimmy Garrison (bass), and Elvin Jones (drums). This dynamic is transposed onto the dance: the choreographers bring improvised and composed materials, interweaving and absorbing them into one another.

More than ten years after its initial creation, De Keersmaeker and Sanchis reworked A Love Supreme into a full-evening program danced by four new, young dancers. Each dancer takes on the specific style of one musician and his instrument, creating striking, vital performances that move to the energy and intricacies of the original ensemble.

Choreography Salva Sanchis, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
Lighting Jan Versweyveld
Recast Lighting Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Luc Schaltin
Costumes Anne-Catherine Kunz
Coproduction Rosas, De Munt/La Monnaie (Brussels)
Dancers José Paulo dos Santos, Bilal El Had / Robin Haghi, Jason Respilieux, Thomas Vantuycom
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