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Preview: Masterpiece in Motion by Singapore Ballet

Singapore Ballet is set to present the 34th Anniversary Season of Masterpiece in Motion from 29th to 31st July at the Esplanade Theatre. This time around, audience members can look forward to a triple bill of international work representing the diversity and depth of the company.

This year, Singapore Ballet prepares for the world premiere of Quiver by Timothy Rushton, and the company premiere of Ibsen’s House by Val Caniparoli. The evening will close with a restaging of Nils Christe’s Organ Concerto, a ballet set to transports viewers to a realm of intimate and powerful moments.

In Quiver, British choreographer and Artistic Director of the Danish Dance Theatre Timothy Rushton specially crafts a brand new piece for Singapore Ballet, following their performance of Rushton’s Evening Voices previously, promising a visual treat for everyone in attendance.

Both a first in Asia and for the company, Ibsen’s House, by renowned American choreographer Val Caniparoli, is a dramatic tour-de-force inspired by the work of Norwegian playwright, Henrik Ibsen.

Finally, Organ Concerto by Dutch choreographer Nils Christe, was choreographed to Francis Poulenc’s famous music score of the same name. It is a piece tailor-made specially for the company that showcasing twelve couples. This ballet is interspersed with dramatic bursts of movements coupled with energetic leaps and jumps. The dance strikes a balance between grace and strength, as reflected in the sharp and swift choreography, maintaining the elements of suspense and excitement throughout the piece.

“Singapore Ballet was conceived to give our audiences memorable experiences and that continues, until today, as our core mission. The brilliance and beauty of dance, as an art form, is there, timelessly, to share with our audiences and create anticipation for what is ahead,” says Janek Schergen, Artistic Director, Singapore Ballet.

Masterpiece in Motion 2022 runs from 29th to 31st July 2022 at the Esplanade Theatre. Tickets available from SISTIC

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