Dancing with Apollo

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Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the
future   Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities.


A programme of music, dance and commentary centred on Greek myth, ranging from Szymanowski’s impressionistic and exotic vision of characters from ancient Greek myth, to Stravinsky’s sparkling neo-classical interpretation of ancient Greek song forms, to David Matthews’ lyrical version of the story of Venus and Adonis, composed for Sara Trickey. We also have the premiere of a new piece, Cupid & Psyche, by Festival Curator Edmund Finnis, featuring dancers directed by the acclaimed choreographer, Kim Brandstrup

Marina Warner DBE, Britain’s foremost mythographer, completes the line-up, shedding light on the meaning and history behind the works. 

Please note: there has been a change of venue. This event will be held at Hall One, Kings Place in London.

To find out more and to book your tickets for Dancing with Apollo, click here

This performance is part of  Dancing with Apollo project, part of the Humanities Cultural Programme.

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