Winterreise · The Rite of Spring
Choreography: Helen LAI
Presented by: City Contemporary Dance Company (HK)
Performance Date/Time: July 25th, 2019 (Thurs) 20:00
Performance Venue: Grand Theater, Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center
Inspired by music composed by Franz SCHUBERT’s, Winterreise displays the inner journey of a wayfarer travelling alone on the wintry road.
With the duo-piano performance of Igor Stravinsky’s music, the legendary sensational opening night in Paris of The Rite of Spring reappears.
Under the leadership of Founder and Artistic Director Willy TSAO, City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC) has inspired and excited audiences with superb contemporary dance performances for 40 years. Founded in 1979, CCDC has presented more than 200 original works to critical acclaim. CCDC has also organized innovative collaborations with outstanding artists from other media and with artists from around the world. CCDC is renowned for reflecting the vigor and creativity of Hong Kong’s vibrant, multifaceted contemporary culture, sharing dance works to an audience of more than 50,000 people annually and receiving overseas invitations to perform on some of the world’s foremost dance stages and festivals.
City Contemporary Dance Company is financially supported by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Ms Stella LAU, Ms Sylvia WU