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Opera Ballet Vlaanderen / Johan Inger / Jan Martens

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Tempus Fugit / FUTUR PROCHE
Opera Ballet Vlaanderen / Johan Inger / Jan Martens

In Tempus Fugit / FUTUR PROCHE, choreographers Johan Inger and Jan Martens each create a performance about time, together with dancers from Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, accompanied by intimate piano and harpsichord music.


Due to an injury of one of the dancers, we are unfortunately forced to cancel tonight's performance.

Run time 145 minutes, incl. intermission
Genre dance
Language Language no problem

Dutch premiere Wed 21 December

Tempus Fugit / FUTUR PROCHE


Belgium's top choreographer Jan Martens will be associate artist of Opera Ballet Vlaanderen in the coming seasons. In FUTUR PROCHE, he is building a performance about the imminent future with 15 dancers, two children, and harpsichordist Goska Isphording. Martens previously made two successful productions around harpsichord music: the group work Any attempt will end in crushed bodies and shattered bones and the solo Elisabeth gets her way. In FUTUR PROCHE, he once again finds inspiration in contemporary repertoire for this age-old instrument. Armed with this symbol of human reinvention, he searches for alternatives to ubiquitous, dark futures.

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Having premiered at the Cour d'honneur of the prestigious Festival d'Avignon and before setting off on an international tour, FUTUR PROCHE is joined by Johan Inger's Tempus Fugit in a double programme. The Swedish choreographer previously blew dancers and spectators alike off their socks with B.R.I.S.A. Now, he returns with Tempus Fugit: a probing, danced exploration of the grieving process and wearing time set to the hopeful piano music of Johann Sebastian Bach.

© Filip Van Roe

La Vanguardia

'A grand spectacle from a choreographer of 38 years from whom we can still expect a great deal.'

Libération

'At last: the great return of the Flemings.'

Le Vif

'FUTUR PROCHE evokes the possibility of change in a time of climate disruption and post-covid.'

De Morgen

'It is a performance of contrasts, celebrating each dancer's own style and identity, while emphasising the importance of the group.'

© Filip Van Roe

JOHAN INGER ABOUT TEMPUS FUGIT

'I want to dig into what love is and what it is to look back on a lost happiness.'
© Christophe Raynaud de Lage

Jan Martens about FUTUR PROCHE

'Beauty is not always where it is to be expected'

Credits


Tempus Fugit

composition Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
choreography, scenography and costume design Johan Inger
piano Albina Skvïrskaya
lighting design Peter Lundin
re-rehearsal Yvan Dubreuil
dance Dancers Opera Ballet Vlaanderen
original production Ballett Basel, September 2013

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composition Dan Locklair (1949), Erkki Salmenhaara (1941-2002), Pēteris Vasks (1946), Anna S. Þorvaldsdóttir (1977), Janco Verduin (1972), Graciane Finzi (1945), Aleksandra Gryka (1977)
choreography Jan Martens
harpsichord Goska Isphording
scenography Joris van Oosterwijk
lighting design Elke Verachtert
costume design Joris van Oosterwijk, Jan Martens, Els Mommaerts
video Stijn Pauwels
dance rehearsal Tara Jade Samaya
dancers Dancers Opera Ballet Vlaanderen
in collaboration with GRIP
co-production Festival d’Avignon, DE SINGEL and Opera Ballet Vlaanderen
première Cour d’honneur, Festival d’Avignon, 19 July 2022
associate artist Opera Ballet Vlaanderen

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