ROSAS dance group with Bach’s Six Cello Suites

Where: Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Acropolis
When: 2 July 2019
Why Go: See Bach’s cello suites accompanied by world-class dancers

The world famous Rosas dance group along with choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, perform to Johann Sebastian Bach’s six suites for solo cello, for one night only at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens.

ROSAS Dance Odeon Athens Festival

Joining them on stage will be the great French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras, acclaimed for his musical virtuosity. Critics have described him as a soloist who “performs as he breathes.” Queyras, a world-renowned cellist who has been collaborating with major artists for several years, is a regular collaborator of Freiburger Barockorchester and Akadamie für Alte Musik in Berlin, and Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Together they will deliver a riveting performance, widely praised by critics as a “magical marriage between Bach and Rosas” and “a sublime moment of grace and beauty”.

ROSAS Dance Odeon Athens Festival

ABOUT ANNE TERESA DE KEERSMAEKER

Belgian artist Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker founded Rosas in 1983 and has been praised worldwide for her unique, distinctive choreographic style. In 1995, she founded the dance school P.A.R.T.S. (Performing Arts Research and Training Studios) in Brussels. She has numerous accolades to her name, including a Bessie Award (1987), Grand Prix de la Danse de Montréal (2012), the Venice Biennale Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement (2014), and is also Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2008) in France.

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