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BÉJART BALLET LAUSANNE

Dance

Choreography and artistic direction Gil Roman

Four seasons after its last performance on the Opéra de Lausanne stage, the Béjart Ballet Lausanne is back for three exceptional evenings.

CREATION 2018
Choreography Gil Roman

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BREL & BARBARA

Creating at the Salle Métropole in Lausanne, December 10th, 2001

Choreography Maurice Béjart
Music Jacques Brel et Barbara
Costume designer Jean-Paul Knott
Lighting designer Dominique Roman

For the last 35 years, my loyal friend and sister BARBARA has been telling me: “I am the black light!” So I created a choreography about L’Aigle Noir. She then played in a movie called Je suis né à Venise, in which she was given the lead role, a character called the Bright Night, while Jorge Donn interpreted the Sun.

I met BREL in Brussels, where I was living at the time with my dance company. He was starring in
Man of La Mancha at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie. He told me that “Someday, we will do something with Barbara and I”…

Maurice Béjart

Banner credit : © BBL – Lauren Pasche

Friday 5 April 2019, 8PM
Saturday 6 April 2019, 7PM
Sunday 7 April 2019, 5PM

Ticket price CHF 20.- to 110.-

Gil Roman, Maurice Béjart's hand-picked successor, directs the company and upholds its repertoire, while contributing his own creative work or that of guest choreographers.