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

Boston Ballet‘s Inventive Director Mikko Nissinen has introduced Our Journey – a programme showcasing two insightful up to date 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 unprecedented workforce 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 workforce intention to lift 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 all places We Gochoreographed by Tony-Award profitable 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.

Picture courtesy of The Australian Ballet. Christopher Rogers-Wilson, Dana Stephensen and Artists of The Australian Ballet In Justin Peck’s In all places We Go, 2022. Picture by Jeff Busby

Inventive Director Mikko Nissinen stated:

“This program showcases the very best of Boston Ballet and the way we’re all the time pushing the artform ahead. I’m so happy with the Firm for taking over such an enormous enterprise with Nanine Linning’s beautiful world premiere. It has been inspiring having this workforce of exceptional artists from world wide collaborating and creating. I’m additionally thrilled to current In all places We Go to Boston audiences for the primary time. This program is stuffed with 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 info go to: Boston Ballet