Two Ballets by John Neumeier

"Nocturnes" – Frédéric Chopin
"Nachtwanderung"
– 7th Symphony of Gustav Mahler

 

Music
  Frédéric Chopin
Gustav Mahler
Choreography
Set
Costumes
  John Neumeier

1 intermission - 2 hours 30 min.

 

World Premiere
The Hamburg Ballet, Hamburg, Dezember 4, 2005

 

Originalbesetzung    
Nocturnes
  Silvia Azzoni
Lloyd Riggins
Anna Polikarpova
Ivan Urban
Barbora Kohoutkova
Otto Bubenícek
Laura Cazzaniga
Jirí Bubenícek
Hélène Bouchet
Thiago Bordin
Nachtwanderung   Joëlle Boulogne
Alexandre Riabko
Lloyd Riggins
Heather Jürgensen
Carsten Jung
Hélène Bouchet
Thiago Bordin
Anna Laudere
Peter Dingle

 

Music must always have a quality of yearning,
a longing for things that are not of this world.

 

"Why don't you choreograph Mahler's seventh symphony?
The seventh is a ballet!"
Leonard Bernstein to John Neumeier (1975)

 

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