takahiro yamamoto

Northern Lights
+ Magnificat

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Video Excerpt


Photography by Meghann Gilligan

First half of a dance project Five Songs by Takahiro Yamamoto, featuring 3 dancers and a community choir with a conductor.

Duration: 20 minutes

Choreography:      Takahiro Yamamoto

Dancers:                Julia Calabrese
                              Allie Hankins
                              Takahiro Yamamoto

Music:                    Northern Lights (2008) written by Ola Gjeilo
                              Magnificat (1989) written by Arvo Pärt

Conductor:              Jesse Mejía

Singers:                   Karl Anderson
                                Thadeous C. Bamford
                                Chrissie Bishop
                                Katie Buono
                                Elie Charpentier
                                Benjamin Cleek
                                Eve Connell
                                Carol E. Hickman
                                Paul Munday
                                Philip Odom
                                Chelsea Petrakis
                                Alyssa Reed-Stuewe
                                Jeanne Snodgrass
                                Mary Sutton
                                Hope A. Telford-Rake
                                William Tennant
                                Charles Thompson
                                Sara Tretter
                                Kelly Vogel

Presented at Studio II, Portland as a part of N.E.W. Residency in March 2015