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SONG OF THE NIGHT

Stefan Karlsson in 'Song of the Night' (photo Branco Gaica)Originaly created in 1987 for the Nederlands Dans Theater in The Hague, Graeme Murphy’s Song of the Night is a non-narrative work based on the music of composer Karol Szymanowski  Symphony No 3, Song of the Night.

Sydney Dance Company premiered it at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, on April 7, 1989 during The Choreographer Dances – Gala Performance.

 

Video Tab above: Another version performed at the 25th anniversary Australian Ballet School’s Gala in Melbourne, 1989.

  • Nederlands Dans Theater's dancers in the original 'Song of the Night' (photo Sven Ulsa)
  • Stefan Karlsson with Vicki Attard and Janet Vernon in 'Song of the Night' (photo Branco Gaica)

CHOREOGRAPHY
Graeme Murphy

MUSIC
Karol Szymanowski
Symphony No 3, Song of the Night

SET & COSTUME DESIGN
Andrew Carter

LiIGHTIN
John Drummond Montgomery

DANCERS
Janet Vernon and Stefan Karlsson
with Vicki Attard, David Prudham

and (in alpha order)
Susan Barling
Adrian Batchelor
Louise Deleur
Lea Francis,
Tonia Kelly,
Paul Mercurio
Dale Pengelly
Francoise Philipbert
Jan Pinkerton
Carl Plaisted
Steven Suggitt
Nina Veretennikova
Kim Walker
Todd Willard