Contrapuntal Fling

Leonard Bernstein’s “Prelude, Fugue and Riffs” drives this energetic piece as the dancers scat, syncopate, shadow and swing to a truly extraordinary array of sound.


Details

Premiered:
2008 at Proctors Theatre, Schenectady NY. Commissioned by the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra under the leadership of Music Director Charles Schneider.
Choreographer:
Ellen Sinopoli
Composer:
Leonard Bernstein
Costume Design:
Kim Vanyo
Dancers:
The Company
Press Quote:

โ€œ…surrenders to the innate desires of the body to follow the impulses called up by the musicโ€ฆโ€ ~ Times Union