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I Don’t Want to Love

I Don’t Want to Love


Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

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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.

Details List

Choreography Mark Morris
Music 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
Instrumentation tenor, tenor, bass, soprano, guitar, theorbo, violin, harpsicord
Number of Dancers 7
Runtime 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.