Weddings

Premiere by the Ballet du Capitole on 24 October 2012

 

Music  Igor Stravinski Music 

Choreography and sets  Stijn Celis 

Costumes  Catherine Voeffray

Lighting  Marc Parent

 

 

Against the powerful score of Stravinsky’s Les Noces representing the ancestral rite, Stijn Celis’s ballet Noces presents the confrontation of twelve brides dressed in white tulle and twelve grooms in black suits in a biting and expressionist country wedding that challenges the institution of marriage.