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Falling Angels

Evening Songs & Searching for Home


By Jiří Kylián and Stephan Thoss

From May 25th To June 3rd, 2017
At 8 P.M.DURATION: 1h21 with a 5 min. break and a 20 min. intermissionAt Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts
iPhoto: Damian Siqueiros / zetaproduction.com / Dancer: Anya Nesvitaylo

An inner voyage in three pieces

Jiří Kylián's pure and refined Evening Songs are set to Dvořák’s a cappella songs of the same name, and performed live by a choir. Set to Steve Reich’s extraordinary music and percussion, Kylián’s Falling Angels is a mesmerizing study for eight dancers, a powerful work of the highest order. Finally, Stephan Thoss’s Searching for Home, an inner voyage into the multiplicity of the self, features 16 dancers in a piece inspired by the music of Philip Glass and the images it evokes. Magical, spellbinding.

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A group of men and women who discover, at twilight, the wonders of nature.

— Les Grands Ballets on Evening Songs

Artistic team

"A piece about our profession"

- Jiří Kylián on Falling Angels
Jiří KyliánChoreographer

"We are all stuck between what we are and what we dream to become."

Stephan ThossChoreographer