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A new dance-opera by Pascal Dusapin


© 2000 Michael Philip Manheim

Music Theatre Wales and National Dance Company Wales present PASSION

In this searingly beautiful and sensuous work for voice and body, Dusapin explores the pain and passion of two lovers who are forced apart to separate worlds. Springing from the myth of Orpheus but with an intriguing contemporary take – she is the one who wants to be followed. Mixed with the haunting sounds of harpsichord and Arabic Oud, Dusapin’s gleaming, shifting score, performed by the London Sinfonietta, conveys a timeless world within which the movement of dancers and singers can play out their story of loss and desire.

Pascal Dusapin Passion

Geoffrey Paterson conductor
Michael McCarthy & Caroline Finn directors
Simon Banham design
Joe Fletcher lighting  
Allison Bell (soprano) Her
Johnny Herford (baritone) Him
EXAUDI vocals
London Sinfonietta


A co-production by MTW and NDCWales
Created in collaboration with the London Sinfonietta and EXAUDI




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  • £18, £24, £30 (plus booking fee)

    Venue: (view map)

    Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Southbank Centre
    Belvedere Rd
    London SE1 8XX

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