Programs

Next Wave Festival 2009

 
 
Sep 15—Dec 19, 2009
 
 
 
 
 
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Next Wave Festival 2009
Artist Talks
Juliette Binoche and Akram Khan
Sep 17, 2009
Robert Lepage and John Ralston Saul on Cultural Identity
Oct 5, 2009
William Forsythe
Oct 8, 2009
Sō Percussion
Oct 15, 2009
Meredith Monk
Oct 22, 2009
Bryce Dessner, Aaron Dessner, and Matthew Ritchie
Oct 31, 2009
Karole Armitage
Nov 6, 2009
Robert Wilson and Tony Kushner on Heiner Müller
Nov 1, 2009
Wally Cardona and Collaborators
Nov 19, 2009
Next Wave Festival 2009
Artist Talks
Philip Glass and Michio Kaku
Nov 20, 2009
Artist Talk with Gideon Obarzanek, Frieder Weiss, and Chunky Move
Dec 10, 2011
Reggie Wilson and Andréya Ouamba
Dec 18, 2009
PAST EVENTS
Dance
In-I
 

An intensely visceral dance-theater work by Juliette Binoche and Akram Khan.

Sep 15—Sep 26, 2009
 
 
Theater
Lipsynch
 

Robert Lepage presents nine individual tales woven into a spellbinding marathon experience

Oct 3—Oct 11, 2009
 
 
Dance
Decreation
 

Choreographer William Forsythe returns with a piece on love, jealousy, and the soul.

Oct 7—Oct 10, 2009
 
 
Music
Imaginary City
 

Sō Percussion presents a multifaceted meditation on American cities.

Oct 14—Oct 17, 2009
 
 
Music
Songs of Ascension
 

Meredith Monk embraces the universal notion of spiritual attainment through ascent.

Oct 21—Oct 25, 2009
 
 
Music
The Long Count
 

The Dessner brothers and Matthew Ritchie's song-filled myth about the beginning of time.

Oct 28—Oct 31, 2009
 
 
Dance
Itutu
 

US Premiere of Karole Armitage's haunting yet festive fusion of dance and live music.

Nov 4—Nov 7, 2009
 
 
Theater
Quartett
 

Robert Wilson's Quartett is an extraordinary expression of innocence lost.

Nov 4—Nov 14, 2009
 
 
Theater
Inside Out
 

The human body unfolds as a surreal rock and roll fantasy in Cirkus Cirkör's Inside Out.

Nov 12—Nov 15, 2009
 
 
Dance
Really Real
 

The world premiere of Really Real, a delicately calibrated exploration of our species.

Nov 17—Nov 21, 2009
 
 
Opera
Kepler
 

Philip Glass pushes into the sonic and celestial beyond in a concert version of Kepler.

Nov 18—Nov 21, 2009
 
 
Music
Terra Nova: Sinfonia Antarctica
 

DJ Spooky heeds the call of a rapidly changing continent by letting it finally speak for itself.

Dec 2—Dec 5, 2009
 
 
Dance
Mortal Engine
 

A spectacular mix of space-slashing choreography and hyper technology.

Dec 9—Dec 12, 2009
 
 
Dance
The Good Dance - dakar/brooklyn
 

A collaboration between Brooklyn-based Reggie Wilson & Senegalese choreographer Andréya Ouamba.

Dec 16—Dec 19, 2009