Premiere Ballett Basel: September 25, 2003

Music: Maurice Ravel
Lighting: Jordan Tuinman / Remco Zwinkels
Costumes: Helena de Medeiros
Length: 17 min. / Dancers: 29

Wherlock describes his «Boléro» choreography as a «crescendo with brides in waiting». Adopting the subtle eroticism of Ravel’s brilliant orchestral composition, his interpretation portrays the ideal of an exemplary couple and traces the ritual of waiting for the longed-for partner.

Film © Klaus Ehret –

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