World premieres by two choreographers.

Sacre du Printemps | Overture

Het Nationale Ballet, Shen Wei, David Dawson

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The Dutch National Ballet presents two world premieres by choreo­graphers who are regarded as being among the most important in their generation.The Chinese-born choreographer Shen Wei is renowned world-wide for his original movement idiom and the incredibly beautiful images he conjures up, combining Chinese calli­graphy with the language of modern dance. In the centenary year of Le Sacre du Printemps Wei has created a new version of the seminal ballet, which will be performed with a live orchestra. Over the last years, former resident choreographer David Dawson has worked freelance with a number of top European companies. After timelapse and day4 Dawson will be back in Amsterdam with a new choreography set to new music.

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