Performance "Invisible Effect" in London to celebrate Centenary of Latvia in London

23.08.2018. 17:03
Performance "Invisible Effect" in London to celebrate Centenary of Latvia in London

On Monday, September 3rd 2018, the world premiere of a new multicultural performance “THE INVISIBLE EFFECT” featuring a cast of international contemporary dancers, musicians and live art creators comes to audiences at the Pleasance Theatre London.

Baltic Art Form and Latvijas Koncerti present top contemporary performers exploring, and giving their response to ancient pagan rituals and the Latvian folk heritage.  Performance is part of Latvia’s Centenary programme events in United Kingdom, celebrating one hundred years since Latvia was proclaimed an independent Republic.

Choreographer Kirill Burlov, previously of Rambert and the Latvian National Ballet, leads the creative team transforming these remarkable ancient traditions into a new contemporary dance performance.  And, the award winning composer Platon Buravicky creates a new musical score for the event, a colourful work brimming with wit and humanity!

This is an invitation to delve into the ancient traditions of some of the last European pagan rites - join us and escape from the trappings of the couch and the custody of the box!

Burlov comments, “I have long wanted to bring the fascinating story and incredible artistry of ancient traditions to the stage. And I’m grateful to Latvia 100 and the Latvijas Koncerti for the coproduction and support in the creation of this exciting new work and their efforts to further the Baltic story: a contemporary spin on ancient and traditional Latvian folk dance rituals”.


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