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Creation by the Ballet du Capitole on 12 February 2010


Music   Gabriel Fauré, Reynaldo Hahn, Zoltán Kodály and Arvo Pärt 

Choreography   Kader Belarbi 

Stage design   Kader Belarbi and Michaëla Buerger 

Costumes   Michaëla Buerger 

Lighting   Sylvain Chevallot 


A love story through the three stages of life - youth, adulthood and old age - symbolised by three couples who meet, intertwine, pull apart and return to one another. A sentimental journey through a pas de deux to the music of Arvo Pärt, Gabriel Fauré, Zoltán Kodály and Reynaldo Hahn.

To our loves

A nos Amours

Liens de Table

Table's ties

Premiere by the Ballet du Capitole on 12 February 2010


Music   Dimitri Chostakovitch  

Choreography   Kader Belarbi

Costumes   Michaela Buerger 

Lighting   Sylvain Chevallot


A father, mother, daughter and son sit down to eat. Animated by their impulses, this family theatre becomes a sometimes tragic play. The son’s emancipation and rebellion triggers tensions. Kader Belarbi seeks to X-ray the complex family ties that are often revealed paroxysmally during traditional family meals.


Choreography and scenography   Kader Belarbi

Music   Henryk Górecki, Arvo Pärt

Sound arrangements  Antohony Rouchier, aka A.P.P.A.R.T.

Costumes and sets   Michaëla Buerger

Lights   Sylvain Chevallot


Duration 31 '



Room is a parcel of privileged space between women and men.

According to the impact of objects which interfere with them,

they trace the intimate places of their encounter.

                                                        Kader Belarbi

Salle des pas perdus

Hall of the lost steps

Piano Pieces   Sergei Prokofiev

Choreography and staging   Kader Belarbi

Costumes   Michaëla Buerger

Lighting   Sylvain Chevallot


                                           Duration 30’


From a fragment of a poem by Louis Aragon :

“A beautiful evening, the future is called the past, 

it is then that we turn back and see our youth“.


Four unconventional characters are prisoners of their remembrance. They meet and travel in their memory.


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