Frankfurt Dresden Dance Company - Jacopo Godani

Frankfurt Dresden Dance Company ::Zeitgeist Tanz

With ZEITGEIST TANZ Jacopo Godani and the Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company present a program of three unique contemporary choreographies.

In his new work BACH OFF!, Jacopo Godani addresses the question of how to project classical cultural heritage into the present without losing its incomparable value. "These cello scores deserve a young, contemporary interpretation so that new generations can learn to understand and appreciate the incredible cultural value of our past," says Godani.

Quintett (1993) is a milestone in William Forsythe’s oeuvre of contemporary ballet, in which the dancers set in motion a seamless flow of solos, duets and trios to Gavin Bryars’s music. Forsythe’s work is compelling thanks to its joyful complexity – like a raging torrent whose powerful vision contains an awareness of its own end.

In his creation for the Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company, Good Old Moone, Marco Goecke works with music from Patti Smith. “When I think of this work, I dream of a feeling – of a central point that explains everything. Every new work is also the search for an encounter with someone,” says Goecke.

ZEITGEIST TANZ

Choreographies by
Jacopo Godani, William Forsythe and Marco Goecke

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BACH OFF!
Choreography Jacopo Godani
Music from Suites for Violoncello by Johann Sebastian Bach
Cello played live by Petar Pejčić

Stage/Costume/Light Jacopo Godani

QUINTETT

Choreography William Forsythe, in Zusammenarbeit mit Dana Caspersen, Stephen Galloway, Jacopo Godani, Thomas McManus und Jone San Martin
Music Gavin Bryars Jesus Blood Never Failed Me Yet (26’)
Stage/Light William Forsythe
Costume Stephen Galloway

GOOD OLD MOONE

Choreography Marco Goecke
Music Patti Smith
Stage/Costume Marco Goecke
Light Udo Haberland