Ballet by John Neumeier


What Maria Callas was for opera singing, Vaslav Nijinsky was for dance: a source of inspiration who redefined the art of movement – embodied in a personality that offered fertile ground for legends. Neumeier’s Nijinsky, however, is not a biography in dance; the American choreographer has instead undertaken an exploration of a soul. Ever since Neumeier devoured his very first biography of the dancer when he was ten or eleven years old, his fascination with the artist has only grown stronger. Nijinsky is regarded as one of Neumeier’s most important works and has already been performed to acclaim at the Festival Hall. After seeing a scene from the work during last year’s Ballet Gala, we were so captivated that we have decided to offer it to you again in its entirety.

Photo: Kiran West

Sponsor Klaus und Hella JansonPerformance ends at approximately 08:45 pmTickets available from 22 € to 110 €
  • Nijinsky
    Ballet by John Neumeier

    • John Neumeier Choreography and Production
    • Hamburg Ballett John Neumeier
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