8th Days of Dance

SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL OF THE POLISH NATIONAL BALLET

8th Days of Dance

Programme

9, 10, 22, 23, 24 April 2016

THE TEMPEST (Polish premiere)

Ballet in two acts

Choreography: Krzysztof Pastor
Music: Henry Purcell, Thomas Tallis, Robert Johnson, Matthew Locke, Michel van der Aa and traditional Iranian music
Conductor: Matthew Rowe
Video projections: Shirin Neshat and Shoja Azari
Set and lighting: Jean Kalman
Costumes: Tatyana van Walsum

13, 14, 15 April 2016

ROMEO AND JULIET

Ballet in two acts

Choreography: Krzysztof Pastor
Music: Siergiej Prokofiew
Conductor: Andriy Yurkevych
Set and costumes: Tatyana van Walsum
Dramaturgy: Willem Bruls

17, 19, 20 April 2016

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Ballet in two acts

Choreography and lighting conception: John Neumeier
Music: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, György Ligeti and traditional barrel organ music
Conductor: Marta Kluczyńska
Set and costumes: Jürgen Rose
Lighting reconstruction: Ralf Merkel

21 April 2016 (Chamber Stage)

HAMLET

Ballet in two acts

Choreography: Jacek Tyski
Music: Ludwig van Beethoven (recording)
Set and video conception: Robert Majkut
Costumes: Tijana Jovanović
Dramaturgy and video projections: Kordian Piwowarski
Lighting: Olga Skumiał

27 and 28 April 2016

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Ballet comedy in two acts

Choreography: John Cranko
Music: Kurt-Heinz Stolze, Domenico Scarlatti
Conductor: Judith Yan
Set and costumes: Elisabeth Dalton
Lighting: Steen Bjarke