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Mozart à 2 | Malandain Ballet Biarritz

10 September 202221:00Les Grands Ballets' Studio-Theatre | Edifice Wilder


Malandain Biarritz Ballet presents Mozart à 2, an excerpt of the Bal Solitude taken from the German Leipzig Ballet and the Austrian Wiener Staatsballett’s repertoire. Set during a ball where festivities and romantic adventures unite, the duo expresses how loneliness can erode the soul when love is not celebrated. Through dance interpretations of Mozart’s piano concertos, Mozart à 2 showcases the emptiness one may feel when love is not reciprocated.

Back in 1997, a few pages of Mozart’s piano concertos helped create the duos in Bal Solitude. It recounted love stories during a ball, a celebration than can also bring forth loneliness when love is not shared. Mozart à 2 alludes to the changing face of a feeling that is sometimes as deep as the emptiness it brings

Thierry Malandain


12 performers from Malandain Ballet Biarritz


Coach / outside eye / mentor: Richard Coudray & Giuseppe Chiavaro

Costumes: Jorge Gallardo
Lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
Photographer: Olivier Houeix

The Malandain Ballet Biarritz was supported for this tour in Montreal by the French Institute – Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region convention, the Basque Country Agglomeration Community as part of the BERPIZTU cultural support plan as well as by the Etxepare Institute.


  • Saturday, September 10, 20229:00 PM
  • Les Grands Ballets' Studio-Theatre | Edifice Wilder
  • 35 mins

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Thierry Malandain

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