How like an angel
A highly unusual piece featuring contemporary circus in UK cathedrals. UK vocal group I Fagiolini collaborate with Australian company Circa in a new piece specially created for cathedrals which fuses Circa’s exhilarating brand of contemporary circus with the exquisite sound of I Fagiolini’s singing. "How Like An Angel" celebrates the beauty and grandeur of three stunning English cathedrals. Polyphonic Films presents a response to the show in fi lm, capturing the essence of this ground-breaking collaboration. The film was commissioned as part of The Space, a collaboration between Arts Council England and the BBC.
Dance screen 2013 - IMZ International Music + Media Centre
Format Live recording | Production Company Polyphonic Films (UK) | Director Robert Hollingworth, I Fagiolini (UK); Yaron Lifschitz, Circa (Australia) | editor Greg Browning | Duration 46' 50'' | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Norwich, Ely and Gloucester Cathedrals, 30.11.2011 | Source video/audio HD/Stereo
Artistic Director of Circa, Yaron Lifschitz is a graduate of the University of New South Wales, University of Queensland and National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) where he was the youngest director ever accepted into its prestigious graduate director’s course. Since graduating, Yaron has directed over 60 productions including large-scale events, opera, theatre, physical theatre and circus. His work has been seen in 39 countries, across six continents by over one million people.
He was founding Artistic Director of the Australian Museum’s Theatre Unit, Head Tutor in Directing at Australian Theatre for Young People and has been a regular guest tutor in directing at NIDA since 1995. He is currently Artistic Director and CEO of Circa.
With Circa, Yaron has created works such as "by the light of stars that are no longer…", "CIRCA", "Wunderkammer", "How Like an Angel", “S”, "Beyond", "Opus", "Carnival of the Animals", "Il Ritorno", "Humans", and "One Beautiful Thing". His recent works have been reviewed as being “stunning”, “exquisite” and “the standard to which all other circuses can aspire”. Yaron lives in Brisbane with his son, Oscar.
Source: Site de CIRCA
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