July 13, 2000
American Dance Festival
Mark Morris Dance Group - Durham Performing Arts Center
Durham, North Carolina United States
Commissioned by the American Dance Festival through the Doris Duke Awards for New Work, with additional support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Charles Englehard Foundation.
- Mark Morris
- Frédéric Chopin - Étude in A, Mazurka in A, Etude in G-flat, Mazurka in D, Berceuse in D-flat, Waltz in D-flat, Nocturne in f, Prelude in A, Étude in A
- Costume Design
- Elizabeth Kurtzman
- Lighting Design
- Michael Chybowski
- Number of Dancers
- 25 minutes
"Chopin became deified through the Morris choreography..."
- Berkshire Record
"Fresh and revelatory, the piece liberates and reinvents the music."
- Chicago Sun-Times
"Whatever music he chooses, Morris draws from it patterns of mingling and separating, leading and following, supporting and spurning that are inevitable and surprising, even mysterious."
- Village Voice