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Elena Kats-Chernin: The Three Dancers

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015

Picasso’s painting provides the inspiration for The Three Dancers, a major new composition by the Australian composer, Elena Kats-Chernin. It was premiered as a concert piece at the Australian Chamber Music Festival, in Townsville, on 8 August 2015. Its premiere as a ballet, but with the same score, is presented by the Rambert Company at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth, England, on 23 September 2015, to a choreography by Didy Veldman, and design by Kimie Nakano. After touring to various regional British centres, it opens at Sadler’s Wells in London on 3 November. 
The Three Dancers is a typical example of co-commissioning in today’s arts world…