Hubbard Street Dance Chicago: Spring Series

Dates:  3/13/2014 - 3/16/2014

Location:  Harris Theater

 

harris Hubbard_Street_Spring_1In Hubbard Street’s first program dedicated entirely to the work of celebrated choreographer Jirí Kylián, revisit the romance of audience favorite Petite Mort, created for Austria’s Salzburg Festival to music by Mozart, and the layered, enigmatic and multilingual 27’52”.  This series also features the company’s debuts in two landmark Kylián pieces: Sarabande (1990), for an all-male ensemble and set to Bach’s second partita for solo violin, with electronically manipulated sound made live by the dancers’ bodies and voices; and its counterpart for eight women, the driving, hypnotic Falling Angels (1989), set to part one of Steve Reich’s phased-percussion composition, Drumming.