Mikko Nissinen, director of the Ballet of Boston, knows how to take advantage of the opportunities. He was invited by William Forsythe, who has left Frankfurt, to Vermont, to become resident choreographer in her company. It was one of the few companies in america, with San Francisco, to interpret parts of the choreographer.

“We have all the classics, the Don Quixote Nureyev, sleeping beauty of Nicolas Sergueev, and La Bayadère of Florence Clerc, and I myself have signed the productions of the Lac [ swan ] and the nutcracker “, said Mikko Nissinen, Finnish so passionate about dance that he spent his weekends in Paris to work with Franchetti and meet Rudolf Nureyev. “But it was also the major choreographers of Leonid Jacobson in Jiri Kylian or Bill Forsythe.”

In 2015, the latter witnessing a representation of the company. It gives his The Second Detail between Balanchine, Ekman and Nijinsky. Forsythe is seduced by this company in which he found the dancers musical with a good sense of discipline. He decides to give them the Artifact , one of his masterpieces ever presented in the United States. In the process, they agree on a five-year residency. The choreographer’s background. It has rechorégraphié /Units to Boston and created a Playlist on the tubes of the pop. These two parts will be given at the TEC-separated by Wings of Wax of Jiri Kylian.

Boston Ballet to the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées 15, avenue Montaigne, 8th arrondissement of Paris. Tel.: 01 49 52 50 50. Dates: from 9 to 11 April to 20 h. Seating: from 15 € to 75 €.

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