The World Premiere of Rite of Spring
It was with “full house” that Quorum Ballet debuted “Rite of Spring” at the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center.
“Rite of Spring” is a co-production of Portuguese and Chinese dancers inspired by Stravinsky’s masterpiece and Chinese culture. It premiered on January 24th at the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center.
Directed by Daniel Cardoso, the performance consists of seven dancers from Quorum Ballet and seven Chinese dancers. Several Chinese artists also participated in the creation to perfect the Chinese elements of the project – such as choreographer Xie Xin and costume designer Li Kun.