Sydney Dance Company has revealed its program for 2020, highlights of which include a new work by Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela, the Australian premiere of a William Forsythe piece, and the return of Bonachela’s acclaimed ab [intra].
“After a full and fantastic 50th anniversary in 2019, I look at 2020 as the start of the next 50 years for Sydney Dance Company,” said Bonachela. “The year ahead is filled with national and international touring and it is always a great pleasure and privilege to share the performances of the extraordinary dancers of the company.”
Members of Sydney Dance Company. Photograph supplied
The year begins with exciting triple bill Bonachela/Forsythe, headlined by the world premiere of Bonachela’s new work. Exploring “the ephemeral nature of all things”, Impermanencefeatures a new score by The National’s Bryce Dessner, to be performed live on stage by the Australian String Quartet. The ASQ last performed with the company in 2018’s double bill Forever & Ever , also playing music by Dessner.
Also on the bill is the Australian premiere of William Forsythe’s playful N.N.N.N, whose score...