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Popular Music [extrait 1]

CN D - Centre national de la danse 2013 - Director : Centre national de la danse, Réalisation

Choreographer(s) : Pick, Yuval (France)

Present in collection(s): Centre national de la danse , CN D - Spectacles et performances

Video producer : Centre national de la danse

Integral video available at CND de Pantin

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Popular Music [extrait 1]

CN D - Centre national de la danse 2013 - Director : Centre national de la danse, Réalisation

Choreographer(s) : Pick, Yuval (France)

Present in collection(s): Centre national de la danse , CN D - Spectacles et performances

Video producer : Centre national de la danse

Integral video available at CND de Pantin

en fr

Popular Music

First performed 2005

Choreography Yuval Pick

"Popular Music" is constructed like a puzzle. The images accumulate and dissolve into each other. The dance is born out of a kind of urgency, the urgency felt by the dancers to express their turmoil, their doubts, their helplessness. Disorder and chaos become visible in a dance which unfolds in a chiaroscuro that encourages personal digressions.

In this piece, Yuval Pick develops a non-narrative and energetic dance that responds to a strong musical composition. His works emanate a desire for harmony that never seems to fully materialise, as if hampered by some kind of restlessness. His dance invites, disturbs and surprises, because it indicates a sincere desire to express humanity and to share.

Credits

choreography Yuval PICK
performance Xavier GRESSE, Lazare HUET, Antoine ROUX-BRIFFAUD
music Bertrand LARRIEU light Matthieu MEILLON costume Keren NISSIM
a film by Centre national de la danse
duration 25 minutes

Further information

CCN de Rillieux-la-Pape website

Updated: May 2013

Pick, Yuval

Appointed director of the Centre Chorégraphique de Rillieux-la-Pape in August 2011, Yuval Pick has had a long career as a choreographer, a dancer and a teacher.
He first trained at the Bat-Dor Dance School in Tel Aviv, then joined the Batsheva Dance Company in 1991. Four years later he left to begin working as an international guest artist with, among others, Tero Saarinen, Carolyn Carlson and Russel Maliphant.

In 1999 he joined the Opera Ballet of Lyon, and founded his own company, The Guests, in 2002.
Since then he has created a strong repertory of works marked by their elaborated, layered movement vocabulary, accompanied by commissioned scores by ranking composers.

In his work the relationships between individuals and group(s) are often highlighted and challenged.


He created Popular Music (2005), Strand Behind (2006) for the Agora Festival (IRCAM) and the National Conservatory of music and dance (CNSMD) in Lyon, /Paon/ (2008) for the Junior Ballet in Genève and 17 drops. In 2010, he created Score and then The Him for the Junior Ballet of the National Conservatory music and dance (CNSMD) in Paris and the trio PlayBach at the invitation of Carolyn Carlson.


In 2012, No play hero, with the music of David Lang and Folks for the Biennale of Danse in Lyon. Then, two creations in 2014, the duet loom with the music of Nico Muhly and Ply piece for five dancers with the american composer Ashley Fure.In 2015, he creates Apnée (corps vocal) for four dancers and six singers and then Are friends electric? for six dancers around the music of Kraftwerk.


In 2016, Yuval Pick was commissioned to create a work in a national historical building: Hydre in the the Royal Monastery of Brou.

 

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Popular Music

Choreography : Yuval PICK

Interpretation : Xavier GRESSE, Lazare HUET, Antoine ROUX-BRIFFAUD

Original music : Bertrand LARRIEU

Lights : Matthieu MEILLON

Costumes : Keren NISSIM

Duration : 25 minutes

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