LOW AIR: The Rite of Spring

LOW AIR: The Rite of Spring

LOW AIR: The Rite of Spring

19 July

On 19 July, the motion magic will be spread by the LOW AIR Vilnius City Dance Theatre. During the Midsummer Vilnius Festival, the relevancies of today’s values and their shift will be reflected by a creative duet of choreographers Airida Gudaitė and Laurynas Žakevičius. They will present a modern version of “The Rite of Spring” classical ballet, thus uniting classical, modern and street dance elements.

The legendary work by Igor Stravinsky titled “The Rite of Spring” was resurrected by the dancers through the modern urban choreography, music created exceptionally for this project and new technical audio and video broadcasting capabilities. This is the first urban interpretation of this work whose ideational basis consists of rituals of sacrifice. This shift in values is reflected by the dance motion and the energy of the performers in the context of music by composer Igor Stravinsky.