Tickets start at $59.00
At the invitation of Danse Danse, this iconic work by the legendary German choreographer is coming to Montreal for four nights only. In an immense field of thousands of carnations, 22 graceful performers recreate a world at once tender and cruel, overflowing with a humanity that has captivated audiences around the world. Nelken: an enduring masterpiece by Pina Bausch.
Section D - $59
Section C - $79
Section B - $99
Section A - $119
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Photo © Wilfried Krüger
Philippina Bausch (1940-2009), nicknamed Pina, was born in Solingen, a small city in the Ruhr valley. Her works cast the somber yet tender gaze that, since childhood, she has had of the world and the human condition. As a child she hid under the tables of her father’s restaurant, which inspired the set design for her emblematic pieces Café Müller, Kontakthof and Bandonéon. A legend of 20th century...Read more about Pina Bausch
In 1973 Pina Bausch became artistic director of the Wuppertal Opera Ballet, an institution that she renamed Tanztheater Wuppertal two years later, instigating a veritable revolution with the advent of the dance-theatre movement. Based in an industrial city in the North rhine-Westphalia region, the company performs some thirty shows a year there, in addition to its many performances abroad. 29 of the 42 pieces in her repertoire are still...Read more about Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch
A piece by Pina Bausch.
Director and Choreographer Pina Bausch.
Set Design Peter Pabst.
Costume Design Marion Cito.
Dramatic Advisor Raimund Hoghe.
Musical Collaboration Matthias Burkert.
Collaboration Hans Pop.
With dancers of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, and stuntmen.
Music Franz Schubert, George Gershwin, Franz Lehár, Louis Armstrong, Sophie Tucker, Quincy Jones, Richard Tauber and others.
Première 30 décembre 1982, Opera House Wuppertal.
Performance Rights Verlag der Autoren, Frankfurt a. M. representing Pina Bausch Foundation, Wuppertal.