Musiqa and Open Dance Project present a compelling evening of world premieres featuring KINETIC, the conductorless orchestra. Highlights of the program include two new ballets choreographed by Open Dance Project Artistic Director Annie Arnoult to riveting works for string orchestra by Musiqa composers Pierre Jalbert and Marcus Maroney. Plus guest artist Jane Weiner, founder and artistic director of Hope Stone Dance, choreographs Lonely Suite (Ballet for Lonely Violinist). Rounding out the program are Arnoult’s celebrated ballet Stalemate with music by Andrew Bird, and Silent Moon, a duo for violin and cello, by composer Augusta Read Thomas.
Three Pieces for String Quartet by Marcus Maroney with choreography by Annie Arnoult (world premiere)
Silent Moon for violin and cello by Augusta Read Thomas
Stalemate (excerpt) by Andrew Bird with choreography by Annie Arnoult
Lonely Suite (“Ballet for a Lonely Violinist”) for violin by Lera Auerbach with choreography by Jane Weiner
String Theory for string orchestra by Pierre Jalbert with choreography by Annie Arnoult
KINETIC, the Conductorless Ensemble
Open Dance Project Dancers