2018-19 Season

I Don't Want to Love


August 12, 1996

Edinburgh International Festival

Mark Morris Dance Group - Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Edinburgh Scotland

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Commissioned by the Edinburgh Festival on the occasion of the 50th Festival, and the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University through its Wexner Center Residency Program funded by the Wexner Center Foundation.

Mark Morris
Claudio Monteverdi - "Non voglio amare"; "Ah, che non si conviene"; "Zefiro torna"; "S'el vostro cor, Madonna"; "Eccomi pronta ai baci"; "Lamento della ninfa"; "Soave libertate"
Costume Design
Isaac Mizrahi
Lighting Design
Michael Chybowski
tenor, tenor, bass, soprano, guitar, theorbo, violin, harpsicord
Number of Dancers
25 minutes


I Don't Want to Love was the first dance to be created under the auspices of the Mark Morris Dance Group New Work Fund sponsored by Philip Morris Companies, Inc.
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