Japanese ballerina Shoko Nakamura back in Japan

Shoko Nakamura is a former principal, a dancer at the highness rank, of the Berlin State Ballet and has danced at the center of Europe ballet scene. Because of her charateristics like a large flower and her expressive performance like an actress, she had danced in Europe since she was 16 years old. Now, she […]

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Emi Hariyama is back at the Berliner Philharmonie

Holm Birkholz, who has been a member of the Berliner Philharmoniker for many years, is not only a dedicated violinist but also a composer. He finds his experiences as an orchestral musician just as inspiring as Japanese culture, whose spirituality decisively shapes his music. His dance suite “Blossom Dreams – Four Seasons”, which he will […]

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Emi Hariyama performing in Berliner Philharmonie

The night of 21 June is the shortest of the year – an event that was celebrated in pre-Christian times with midsummer bonfires and all manner of rituals, especially in the Celtic, Germanic and Slavic cultures. The purpose was currying favour with the gods on behalf of the annually recurring cycle of sowing, growth and […]

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Shoko Nakamura performing with the Staatsballett Berlin at Schiller Theater tonight

This ballet-evening is composed of works of three of the most significant choreographers of our time. Nacho Duato’s creation ARCANGELO is a choreography which had its world premiere in 2000 and which is one of the master pieces of the Spanish choreographer. William Forsythe’s HERMAN SCHMERMAN is from 1992 and is nowadays in the contemporary […]

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Traveling Souls

Rachel Rits-Volloch and Cassandra Bird, Directors of MOMENTUM, warmly invite you to join us for our upcoming Live Performance and Exhibition at MOMENTUM | Berlin. __________________________ 9 December at MOMENTUM | Berlin TRAVELING SOULS At 20:30 An Interdisciplinary Performance Commissioned by MOMENTUM Featuring Emi Hariyama, Maximilian Magnus Schmidbauer, Daniel Dodd Ellis, in collaboration with Marcus […]

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Licht und Schatten – Ein japanisches Götterepos

Eine alte japanische Sage, neu interpretiert in einer atemberaubenden Performance: Das internationale Ensemble kombiniert verschiedenste Tanzstile mit Elementen von Oper bis Jazz. Ein musikalisches Inferno der Gottheiten und Gezeiten, vom Himmel zur Erde bis zur Hölle. Besetzung Emi Hariyama – Ballett Tanz Annalisa Maggiani – Butoh Tanz Azusa Dodo – Operngesang Akira Ando – Leitung, […]

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Saburo Teshigawara @ Berliner Festspiele

»Mirror and Music« is the most recent group piece by Saburo Teshigawara for eight dancers. It reflects and multiplies what we see, or what we strongly imagine. A different dimension from the real world. Something yet unknown. Never to be known for sure. But something so sure. So what does this mean for the body? […]

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Shoko Nakamura as La Peri

Vladimir Malakhov has drawn inspiration from historic lithographs to create a new staging of the romantic ballet LA PÉRI for the Staatsballett Berlin. Like the sylphids, the wilis and all the other unattainable fairy and elfin beings that populated the 19th century ballet stage in great numbers and in many new interpretations, the péris are […]

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