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Emma Bovary, Angels’ Atlas

The National Ballet of Canada

2024-02-01 20:00 2024-02-03 23:59 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: Emma Bovary, Angels’ Atlas

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The National Ballet of Canada presents a double bill featuring women choreographers.   Emma Bovary by choreographer Helen Pickett   Emma Bovary is a psychological exploration of the central character of Gustave Flaubert’s 19th-century novel Madame Bovary, and the first work the National Ballet of Canada has commissioned from choreographer Helen Pickett. Set to premiere in November 2023, the work follows the success of Pickett’s...

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Southam Hall,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
February 1 - 3, 2024

≈ 1 hour and 30 minutes · With intermission

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    Featuring NAC Orchestra
  • EMMA BOVARY Choreography: Helen Pickett
  • Directors James Bonas, Helen Pickett 
  • Music and Sound Peter Salem
  • Set and Costume Design Michael Gianfrancesco 
  • Lighting Design Bonnie Beecher 
  • Animations Grégoire Pont 
  • Projection Design Anouar Brissel 
  • ANGELS' ATLAS Choreography: Crystal Pite
  • Original Music Owen Belton 
  • Light Backdrop Concept Jay Gower Taylor 
  • Reflective Light Backdrop Design Jay Gower Taylor and Tom Visser 
  • Additional Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Opus 41, No. 6: “Cherubic Hymn”  Performed by Valery Polyansky and the USSR Ministry of Culture Chamber Choir. Courtesy of Firma. Melodia Music Ltd. Morten Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium Used by arrangement with Southern Music Pub. Co., Inc., Publisher and Copyright Holder. Performed by Polyphony conducted by Stephen Layton. Courtesy of Hyperion Records Ltd., London Reflective 
  • Lighting Design Tom Visser
  • Costume Design Nancy Bryant 
  • Assistant to the Choreographer Spencer Dickhaus 
  • Co-Production The National Ballet of Canada and Ballett Zürich