Boston Ballet’s ‘Our Journey’ that includes Nanine Linning and Justin Peck

Boston Ballet‘s Creative Director Mikko Nissinen has introduced Our Journey – a programme showcasing two insightful modern works that displays the curiosity in regards to the world and a shared need for human connection. 

La Mer, an explosive world premiere by lauded artist and choreographer Nanine Linning, explores the romance, magnificence, and volatility of the ocean and is the results of a extremely collaborative effort of a rare crew of artists from world wide. La Mer is a 50-minute work carried out by 33 dancers, 45 musicians of the orchestra, and eight singers. Linning and her crew purpose to boost consciousness of the significance of ocean preservation and a brand new imaginative and prescient of the ocean.

Jeffrey Cirio with Artists of Boston Ballet in Nanine Linning’s La Mer, photograph by Brooke Trisolini, courtesy of Boston Ballet

In every single place We Gochoreographed by Tony-Award successful choreographer Justin Peck to music by GRAMMY and Academy Award nominee Sufjan Stevens, makes its Boston Ballet premiere. His energetic choreography for 25 dancers shines in opposition to a nine-movement orchestral rating composed by GRAMMY and Academy Award nominee Sufjan Stevens. This work is Peck’s second collaboration with Stevens. With costumes by former New York Metropolis Ballet Principal Dancer Janie Taylor, units by Brooklyn-based artist and architect Karl Jensen, and lighting by Peck’s frequent collaborator and Boston Ballet Lighting Designer Brandon Stirling Baker.

Photograph courtesy of The Australian Ballet. Christopher Rogers-Wilson, Dana Stephensen and Artists of The Australian Ballet In Justin Peck’s In every single place We Go, 2022. Photograph by Jeff Busby

Creative Director Mikko Nissinen stated:

“This program showcases the best possible of Boston Ballet and the way we’re at all times pushing the artform ahead. I’m so pleased with the Firm for taking over such an enormous endeavor with Nanine Linning’s gorgeous world premiere. It has been inspiring having this crew of exceptional artists from world wide collaborating and creating. I’m additionally thrilled to current In every single place We Go to Boston audiences for the primary time. This program is full of glorious dancing, difficult choreography, and breathtaking music. There’s something for everybody to get pleasure from.”

Ji Younger Chae, Soobin Lee, and Sage Humphries in Nanine Linning’s La Mer, photograph by Brooke Trisolini, courtesy of Boston Ballet

Our Journey runs April 6–16, for extra data go to: Boston Ballet