Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Lauded as creating “the most sophisticated modernism in classical dance” (Los Angeles Times), choreographer Alonzo King is renowned for imbuing classical ballet with new expressive potential. Alonzo King LINES Ballet returned to Jacob's Pillow with a stunning series of works set to music by composers including Gabriel Fauré, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain, as well as AZOTH, inspired by the element mercury, set to music by venerable jazz musicians including saxophonist Charles Lloyd and pianist/composer Jason Moran. This bold work featured a light installation by renowned Bay Area artist Jim Campbell. PROGRAM: Four Heart Testaments: "Grace;" choreography: Alonzo King; music: Gabriel Fauré. "Writing Ground;" choreography Alonzo King; music: traditional. "The Radius of Convergence;" choreography: Alonzo King; music: Edgar Meyer. "Rasa;" choreography: Alonzo King; music: Zakir Hussain, Kala Ramnath. Azoth; choreography: Alonzo King; music: Charles Lloyd, Jason Moran. Includes introduction by Pamela Tatge and Post-Show Talk with Judy Tyrus and Alonzo King.