STG Presents

Spectrum Dance Theater

Carmina Burana

Thursday - Sunday
April 23 - 26, 2015

Thursday - Saturday:

Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm

Sunday:

Doors at 1 pm, show at 2 pm

The Moore Theatre

1932 Second Avenue

Seattle, WA 98101

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Spectrum Dance Theater Carmina Burana
Reserved Seating

STG Presents Spectrum Dance Theater Carmina Burana at The Moore Theatre in Seattle April 23 - 26, 2015.

This new work by Spectrum Dance Theater reimagines Carl Orff’s popular scenic cantata as a journey from doubt and disillusionment to a restoration of faith in the essential goodness of man. Tony-nominated choreographer Donald Byrd’s first encounter with Orff’s score led to a large-scale danced drama for New York City Opera in 1997. In stark contrast, this new staging promises to be a minimalist rumination on the fact that the authors of the music’s text were, more than likely, defrocked monks.

The version of the score used for this production is Orff’s own rarely used transcription for two pianos and percussion. Under the musical direction of Dean Williamson (Opera Cleveland, San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera), Spectrum’s artists will be joined by 3 soloists and chorus.

Image: Nate Watters

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