Mark Morris Dance Group at QBG (interactive dance class & performance)

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Mark Morris Dance Group at QBG (interactive dance class & performance)

Thursday, August 18, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

$0-6

Mark Morris Dance Group presents outdoor performances, including Water, Greek to Me, Dancing Honeymoon, and Suite from Orfeo ed Euridice.

6-6:45pm: Interactive Dance Workshop: MMDG teaches participants general movement related to the performance. Available is a modified seated portion for individuals with mobility limitations.

7pm: Performance (scroll down for more details about each dance)

CLICK HERE for tickets. 

PRICING

Included in Garden Admission. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Walk-ups welcome upon availability. Your admission supports Queens Botanical Garden, the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

  • QBG Members 會員 Los miembros 회원 – $0
  • Adults 成人 Adultos 성인 – $6
  • Seniors (age 62+) 長者(62歲+) Adultos mayores (edad 62+) 노인 (나이 62+) – $4
  • Students with ID 持學生證學生 Los estudiantes con ID 학생 ID소지 – $4
  • Children (ages 4 to 12) 兒童(4歲至12歲) Niños (4 a 12 años) 어린이 (4 세 ~ 12세) – $2
  • Children (age 3 and under) 幼兒(3歲或以下) Los niños (3 años o menos) 어린이 (3세 이하) – $0

ABOUT EACH DANCE

Water

Music: George Frideric Handel – Suite in F Major, HWV 348 (Water Music)

Overture (Largo – Allegro)
Adagio e staccato
Air
Alla Hornpipe
Bourrée
Hornpipe 

Original Lighting Design: Nick Kolin

Mica Bernas, Karlie Budge, Domingo Estrada, Jr., Lesley Garrison, Taína Lyons, Dallas McMurray,

Matthew McLaughlin, Brandon Randolph, Nicole Sabella, Christina Sahaida, Billy Smith, Noah Vinson, Malik Q. Williams

Premiere: September 25, 2021 – Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, New York

Greek to Me 

Music: Harry Partch – Studies on Ancient Greek Scales from Eleven Intrusions

Costume Design: Elizabeth KurtzmanOriginal Lighting Design: Michael Chybowski

Malik Q. Williams

Premiere: August 15, 1998 – American Repertory Dance Company – J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California

Company premiere: October 27, 1998 – McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Suite from Orfeo ed Euridice

Music: Christoph Willibald Gluck – Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30, Act 3, Scene 3: Ballo

Grazioso
Allegro
Andante
Allegro 

Original scenic Design: Allen Moyer
Original Costume Design: Isaac Mizrahi
Original lighting Design: James F. Ingalls

Mica Bernas, Karlie Budge, Domingo Estrada, Jr., Lesley Garrison, Taína Lyons, Matthew McLaughlin, Dallas McMurray, Brandon Randolph,

Nicole Sabella, Christina Sahaida, Billy Smith, Noah Vinson

Premiere: May 2, 2007 – The Metropolitan Opera House, New York, New York

Dancing Honeymoon

Music: “Limehouse Blues”, “You Were Meant for Me”, “Do Do Do”, “Someone to Watch Over Me”, “A Cup of Coffee, A Sandwich, and You”, “Wild Thyme”, “Experiment”Transcribed and arranged by Ethan Iverson, from historical recordings of Gertrude Lawrence and Jack Buchanan

Costume Design: Elizabeth KurtzmanOriginal Lighting Design: Michael ChybowskiDomingo Estrada, Jr., Lesley Garrison, Dallas McMurray, Nicole Sabella, Christina Sahaida, Billy Smith, Noah Vinson

Premiere: September 22, 1998 – University of Washington World Series, Meany Hall, Seattle, Washington

This dance was created under the auspices of the Mark Morris Dance Group New Works Fund, sponsored by Philip Morris Companies Inc.

Cover Photo Credit: Christopher Duggan

Details

Date:
Thursday, August 18
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Cost:
$0-6
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Website:
https://MMDGatQBG2022.eventbrite.com/?aff=qbgwebsite

Organizer

Queens Botanical Garden
Phone:
718.886.3800
Email:
info@queensbotanical.org
Website:
www.queensbotanical.org

Venue

Queens Botanical Garden
4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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