BBL AT HOME

The Ninth Symphony
Choreography: Maurice Béjart
Homepage - bejart.ch
June 11 – 14, 2020

The Béjart Ballet Lausanne wraps up its season in style in your home

 

Since it launched a series of ballet films online at the beginning of the confinement on March 16, the Béjart Ballet Lausanne has been introducing a new cycle of ballet films every week. All are freely accessible on its website, bejart.ch. The films, which capture the company’s artistic work, have been viewed almost 400,000 times around the world. The dance company is unable to perform in front of the public, but it will offer a final series of films from June 4 to June 28 to conclude its season. Composed of four ballets and four documentaries, the programme is offered for free on the homepage of www.bejart.ch.

 

From Thursday, June 11 to Sunday, June 14, 2020, The Ninth Symphony, by Maurice Béjart to the music of Ludwig van Beethoven is available for free viewing:

 

Trailer The Ninth Symphony



 

The Ninth Symphony

The Ninth Symphony is a profound human participation in a masterpiece that belongs to the whole mankind, and is not only played and sung here, but is danced (…)”. – Maurice Béjart

 

The Béjart Ballet Lausanne would like to warmly thank the Maurice Béjart Foundation, the Jacques Brel Foundation, EuroArts, NHK and Eagle Vision for their help in bringing this program to you. We would also like to thank the public, our partners and patrons including the City of LausanneEFG Private BankingHirslanden Lausanne –  Cliniques Bois-Cerf and Cecil, AGEFI and the Antenna Fondation (Solidarity partner of the BBL for shows of The Ninth Symphony at the Vaudoise Arena) for their precious support.

 

 

Programme: 

From Thursday, June 4 to Sunday, June 7, 2020

Histoire D’Eux, by Tony Fabre

Brel et Barbara (excerpts), by Maurice Béjart

The Choreographer – A portrait of Maurice Béjart, a documentary by France Brel (2006)


From Thursday, June 11 to Sunday, June 14, 2020

The Ninth Symphony, by Maurice Béjart, on the music of Ludwig van Beethoven


From Thursday, June 18 to Sunday, June 21, 2020

Ballet for Life, by Maurice Béjart

Queen+Béjart: Ballet for Life, a documentary by Lynne Wake (2018)

This ballet and documentary won’t be available in Italy, Japan, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States due to broadcasting restrictions.


From Thursday, June 25 to Sunday, June 28, 2020 

Gil Roman – I come from dance, I come from there, produced by Association Plans Fixes, interview conducted by the Swiss journalist and author Patrick Ferla

An American Swan in Paris, a documentary by Arantxa Aguirre

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