February 14 - 16, 2014
Friday & Saturday: show at 8:00 pm
Sunday: show at 2:00 pm
Doors open one hour prior
STG presents Mark Morris Dance Group at The Paramount Theatre in Seattle, February 14 through 16, 2014. Read Seattle Times' preview here.
New Love Song Waltzes, which has become something of a signature piece of the company, gives expression to an all-embracing amorous gusto. Love Song Waltzes is, in comparison, a more thoughtful, more restrained view of passion.Two ravishing dance works are performed to Brahms’ song cycles, Neue Liebeslieder Walzer and Liebeslieder Walzer. They effect a deeply affecting homage to loving relationships of every kind and size. Set to Brahms’ Liebesliederwalzer, Op. 52, and Neue Liebesliederwalzer, Op. 65, they paint a revealing picture of love in our time.
Socrates Mark Morris’s newest masterpiece, Socrates, anchors this remarkable program, which features a triptych of premieres. Described by The New York Times as “simply beautiful… [and] sensuously attractive,” it is set to Satie’s eponymous score, a three-part drama with text from Victor Cousin’s translation of writings referring to Socrates by Plato. Demonstrating Morris’s ongoing commitment to live music in performance, Socrates features collaboration between a tenor and a pianist.