Ludwig van Beethoven, The 9th Symphony

On Schiller's Ode to Joy
Choreography & Staging: Maurice Béjart

Maurice Béjart’s compelling staging of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony has been enchanting audiences worldwide since its inception and its idea of universal brotherhood remains highly topical. “Alle Menschen werden Brüder” (All men will be brothers) is the powerful message communicated by the unforgettable music and choreography. From the stage of the NHK Hall in Tokyo 250 dancers and musicians will send this message out into the world. “It is a ‘manifestation’, in the deepest sense of the word.” Maurice Béjart

With Béjart Ballet Lausanne & Tokyo Ballet, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Ritsu yu kai Choir, Musical director: Zubin Mehta, Artistic director: Gil Roman

This performance of Maurice Béjart’s “9th Symphony” will be performed at the NHK Hall, Tokyo on the 8th & 9th of November, 2014. It will be the very first recording for TV and DVD!



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