Choreographic nirvana

12.11.2011                      15.Cheschwan. 5772                      Wajera

Ballett:

Choreographic nirvana

Under the unerring hand of Heinz Spoerli, the Zurich Ballet focuses on the synchronicity of arms, legs and beautiful music.

If you take a moment to read the history of the Zurich Ballet on the website of the Opernhaus Zurich where they are based, you’ll find a strange surprise. Unlike most dance companies, their history doesn’t tell of galas filled with champagne toasts and rave reviews but of more than two decades of failures and the struggle to survive. Now one of the most well-known and respected ballet companies in the world, it seems the Zurich Ballet isn’t afraid to show that winning their place at the tippity top of the dance world took a little elbow grease.
The company will visit Israel this week for four performances as part of their 2011-12 season. Led by their fearless director and artistic savior Heinz Spoerli, the company will perform an evening-length ballet entitled The Wind in the Voids at the Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center….