8 companies celebrate Hans van Manen's 90th birthday | Dutch National Ballet

Hans van Manen is internationally recognised as one of the great masters of contemporary ballet and today he celebrates his 90th birthday. As a tribute to this milestone, Dutch National Ballet organised the Hans van Manen Festival throughout the month of June. SUBSCRIBE to our channel for new video’s every week: http://bit.ly/YoutubeNOB

4 unique programmes, 19 groundbreaking works, 8 (inter)national companies and ensembles and 1 iconic choreographer. We followed the entire festival behind the scenes, talked to his partner, his friends, the dancers and the artistic directors.

Dutch National Ballet, Junior Company, Nederlands Dans Theater 1 & 2, Introdans, Ballett am Rhein, Stuttgarter Ballett and Wiener Staatsballett.

Program 1
Metaforen – Dutch National Ballet
Sarcasmen – Dutch National Ballet
Frank Bridge Variations – Dutch National Ballet

Program 2
Polish Pieces – Introdans
Trois gnossiennes – Dutch National Ballet
Situation – NDT 1
Two Pieces for HET – Dutch National Ballet
Two Gold Variations – Dutch National Ballet

Program 3
Adagio Hammerklavier – Dutch National Ballet
Simple Things – NDT 2
Dances with Piano – Ballett am Rhein
Symphonieën der Nederlanden – Dutch National Ballet
5 Tango’s – Dutch National Ballet

Program 4
Four Schumann Pieces – Wiener Staatsballett
In the Future – Junior Company of Dutch National Ballet
Variations for two couples – Dutch National Ballet
Solo – Stuttgarter Ballett
Concertante – Dutch National Ballet

Louis Andriessen, Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Benjamin Britten, David Byrne, Jean-Yves Daniel-Lesur, Henryk Mikolaj Górecki, Joseph Haydn, Guy Klucevsek & Alan Bern, Frank Martin, Carlos Micháns, Frederic Mompou, Arvo Pärt, Astor Piazzolla, Robert Schumann, Erkki- Sven Tüür, Peteris Vasks, Jacob ter Veldhuis en Heitor Villa-Lobos

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