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Amar: Pixel / Compagnie Kafig


Release Date: 07/14/2017 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 2110386  
Composer:  Armand Amar
Performer:  Nuria Rovira SalatJulien CartonAnne-Sophie VersnaeyenSarah Nemtanu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Compagnie Käfig
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Pixel is a stunning contemporary dance performance for 11 dancers in a virtual and living visual environment. A work on illusion combining energy and poetry, fiction and technical achievement, minimal music and hip-hop. It opens a dialogue between the synthetic world of digital projection and the real bodies of dancers. Pixel appeals to fans of contemporary dance, urban and hip-hop moves, with elements of circus too. Artistic Director and choreograper Mourad Merzouki, together with his Compagnle Kafig has elevated hip-hop to the world stage. In doing so he has created a multicultural contemporary dance form which takes equal place with modern dance and other idioms of the genre. He has incorporated circus elements, martial arts, Read more contemporary dance and puppetry, and brought in performers from Algeria, Brazil and Taiwan in order to develop his ideas. The music was composed by French composer Armand Amar won a Cesar award for his original soundtrack. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Pixel by Armand Amar
Performer:  Nuria Rovira Salat (Voice), Julien Carton (Piano), Anne-Sophie Versnaeyen (Alto),
Sarah Nemtanu (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Compagnie Käfig
Period: Contemporary 
Written: France 

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