A scene from The Rite Of Spring and Gianni Schicchi, the double bill by Opera North @ The Grand Theatre, Leeds. (Opening 16-02-19)

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The Rite of Spring & Left Unseen

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The Rite of Spring and Left Unseen

The Rite of Spring is in association with Opera North

Stravinski’s The Rite of Spring is acknowledged as one of the great works of the 20th century and perhaps the most influential. The original ballet choreographed by Nijinski led to riots at the theatre and the work still captivates audiences when performed today.

The vision of the world presented in the piece has multiple resonances in today’s global society conjuring thoughts of the crushing power of nature, the relentless growth of capitalism and technology and the inevitable fate of ‘the chosen’; the targeted, the sacrificial victim.

The Rite of Spring is presented as part of a double bill alongside Left Unseen choreographed by Amaury Lebrun.

Left Unseen explores inclusion and isolation and our instinctive reliance on the five senses. Using precise choreography, moments of unison, interaction, sporadic bursts of movement and sudden stillness Lebrun poses the question, how sensitive and aware can we become when we lose one of our senses…?

The Rite of Spring & Left Unseen Tours to:

Lighthouse, Poole

02 April 2019, 7.45pm

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01202 280000

Cast, Doncaster

09 April 2019, 7.30pm

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01302 303 959

Malvern Theatres

04 May 2019, 7.45pm

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01684 892277

Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

08 May 2019, 7.30pm

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017687 74411

Dundee Rep Theatre

11 May 2019, 8pm

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01382 223530

Everyman, Cheltenham

18 June 2019, 7.30pm

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01242 572573

The Peacock, London

27 – 28 June 2019, 7.30pm

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020 7863 8222

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SEE ALSO: Northern Tour with Opera North: The Rite of Sping and Gianni Schicchi