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Rambert Event

Choreographer: Merce Cunningham
Staged by: Jeannie Steele
Composer: Phillip Selway, Adem Ilhan, Quinta
Set designer: Gerhard Richter
Costume designer: Gerhard Richter (after)
Lighting designer: Rambert Staff
World premiere: 28 Jun 2014, Rambert, Rambert [South Bank studios], London
Work note: The Rambert Event featured extracts from the 10 Cunningham’s works in Rambert’s repertoire: Septet (1953), RainForest (1968), Sounddance (1975), Fielding Sixes (1980), Doubles (1984), August Pace (1989), Beach Birds (1991), Touchbase (1992), Ground Level Overlay (1995), Pond Way (1998).
Production note: The choreography was arranged and staged by Jeannie Steele. The set and costumes were based on the Cage series of paintings by Gerhard Richter.
Music title: Rambert Event (2014)
Music details: Live music: percussion, piano, keyboard and electronics
Music commissioned by Rambert: Yes
Sponsors: The Rambert Event has been made possible by Rambert's New Work Commissioning Fund with the support of Cockayne Grants for the Arts, a donor-advised fund of The London Community Foundation.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0472

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
28 Jun 2014
Early evening
Rambert Event* Rambert [South Bank studios], London
28 Jun 2014
Evening
Rambert Event Rambert [South Bank studios], London
5 Jul 2014
Early evening
Rambert Event Rambert [South Bank studios], London
5 Jul 2014
Evening
Rambert Event Rambert [South Bank studios], London
12 Jul 2014
Early evening
Rambert Event Rambert [South Bank studios], London
12 Jul 2014
Evening
Rambert Event Rambert [South Bank studios], London
18 Nov 2016
Evening
Rambert Event Phillips, London
19 Nov 2016
Matinee
Rambert Event Phillips, London
19 Nov 2016
Early evening
Rambert Event Phillips, London
22 Jul 2017
Evening
Rambert Event Teatro al Castello ''Tito Gobbi'', Bassano del Grappa, Italy
Made by Palace