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En Atendant

In 2010, the premiere of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s En Atendant – a choreographic and musical exploration based on the Ars Subtilior – was presented in Avignon in the Cloître des Célestins. This subtle polyphonic mannerism from the 14th century was centred above all on the intensity of expression – that of an ‘expectant’ humanity amid the political and religious chaos of mediaeval society. The work is ‘a faraway mirror of our time’ for the choreographer, who has chosen to have her dancers move on an empty earthen stage in the twilight, to the rhythm of interlacing voice, recorder and hurdy-gurdy. En Atendant – a refined form of poignant density, carried by the intense presence of bodies moving from day to night – continues with its dawn version, Cesena. This diptych will once again be performed outdoors to open the season.

Duo ticket Cesena + En Atendant : € 50 - only on sale at the Box Office or by phone on 070 23 39 39

Co-production Rosas, Festival d'Avignon, La Monnaie / De Munt, Festival Grec (Barcelona), Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), Concertgebouw Brugge
Co-presentation La Monnaie / De Munt, Rosas, Kaaitheater, Abbaye de Villers-la-Ville, Festival de Wallonnie-Brabant Wallon, Centre culturel d'Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
With the support of Province du Brabant Wallon
© Michel François & Anne Van Aarschot

La Monnaie - Province de Brabant Wallon