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4th October, 2012

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance: Classic Cut

Event Details

4th October, 2012
Laban Theatre
£15 (£10 concessions)

‘Energy with intelligence… a classic’ The London Evening Standard

‘Fierce modern energy… pure pleasure’ The Guardian

An intriguing show from choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh- revisiting the past and boldly stepping into the new. Classic Cut presents Configurations, a dance piece celebrated for its exhilarating speed and stunning detail. Created in 1988 with iconic composer Michael Nyman, the score has become his acclaimed String Quartet No. 2 (played live on stage for this performance).

Presented alongside this is Dev Kahan Hai?/Where is Dev? An exploration of desire and anticipation in Indian classical dance and cinema. It features music by young composer Niraj Chag whose credits include the BAFTA-nominated Simon Schama’s Power of Art series for BBC2.

Classic Cut has been co-commissioned by ROH2 at the Royal Opera House and The Point Eastleigh. Co-production with ROH2. The music commission by Niraj Chag is supported with funds from PRS for Music Foundation. The tour is supported by The Leche Trust.

Sooraj Subramaniam appears in Classic Cut by kind permission of SRISHTI – Nina Rajarani Dance Creations.

For more information please visit the Trinity Laban website.

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