Workshop Series «Clara»

Clara Schumann (1819–1896) was arguably the most important pianist of her time and an excellent composer in her own right. We can only imagine what influence she had on the works of her husband Robert Schumann and of her long-time friend Johannes Brahms. In her new ballet, Cathy Marston traces the various aspects of Clara Schumann’s exciting life, marked by highs and lows, which she devoted entirely to music in her various roles as daughter, artist, wife, mother, nurse, manager, lover and muse.

In this series of workshops, we will examine Clara Schumann’s biography and works more closely. Through insights into the rehearsal process, we will approach the choreographic narrative of her life story, and the program will also include exchanges with members of the Ballett Zürich as well as a group visit to Cathy Marston's new ballet Clara.

Tue 24.9.2024, 19.00-21.00: Workshop
Tue 1.10.2024, 19.00-21.00: Workshop
Sat 5.10.2024, 9.30-12.00: Rehearsal visit
Tue 22.10.2024, 19.00-21.00: Workshop
Sun 27.10.2024, 19.30: Performance visit
Tue 29.10.2024, 19.00-21.00: Workshop

CHF 50 for the entire series (for participants under the age of 30, admission to the performance is included), previous knowledge is not required.
Direction: Bettina Holzhausen and Angelika Ächter

Tue, 24. Sep 2024, 19.00, Ages 16 and up
CHF 50

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