May 22, 2013 was the 200th anniversary of the birth of the composer RICHARD WAGNER. The Berlin choreographer, award-winning dancer and artistic director of the Berlin State School of Ballet Gregor Seyffert (best dancer in the world, winner of the German dance award) staged an exceptional cross-genre spectacle with a combination of dance, artistry, object theatre, audiovisual media and a live concert that enabled audiences to experience the oeuvre of Richard Wagner. The visual presentation of the unique life and work of Richard Wagner featured Finnish cello-rock band APOCALYPTICA.
The world premiere of Wagner Reloaded – Apocalyptica Meets Wagner, which was held today July 5th at the Arena in Leipzig, Germany, can be viewed below:
For more details visit Wagner-show.de.
Berlin-based choreographer Gregor Seyffert has initiated an extraordinary crossover event in celebration of the 200th birthday of the famous German composer RICHARD WAGNER. The project, featuring APOCALYPTICA, the symphony orchestra of German broadcasting network MDR with its chief conductor Kristjan Järvi, the theater ensemble Titanick, and the Jugend Berlin Ballet, highlights Richard Wagner’s life in 100 minutes.
It will offer historical scenes, as well as Wagner’s timeless compositions and some of the great music it has inspired. The world premiere of this rich blend of dance performances, circus and theater arts, audiovisual experiences, and a unique live concert will take place at the Arena Leipzig in July 2013.
Wagner Reloaded offers yet another exciting aspect of Apocalyptica’s success in connecting classical music with rock and metal all over the globe. If you want to witness this exceptional night, now is the best time to act. Visit Facebook or Wagner-Reloaded for further details.