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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.