The 50-minute long film of the stage production, produced by Opera North in partnership with The Space and BBC Arts, premiered on BBC Four on Sunday 24 September and is available to stream on BBC iPlayer for over a year.
Watch clips from the film HERE.
Filmed live at Leeds Grand Theatre in June 2023, the stage production combined Mozart’s awe-inspiring choral masterpiece with the intensely expressive physicality of two leading contemporary dance ensembles.
The international collaboration saw Leeds-based Opera North and Phoenix Dance Theatre join forces with South African partners Jazzart Dance Theatre and Cape Town Opera as part of LEEDS 2023 Year of Culture.
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