This Bitter Earth

Choreography by: Christopher Wheeldon

Music by: Dinah Washington and Max Richter

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Credits

Music
Dinah Washington and Max Richter (from the motion picture sountrack for Shutter Island)
Premiere
Sept 20, 2012, New York City Ballet, David H. Koch Theater
Original Cast
Wendy Whelan, Tyler Angle

Costumes by
Valentino; Costume Supervision by Mark Happel
Lighting by
Mary Louise Geiger

This brief but heartfelt dance for a man and woman dressed in understated yet elegant Valentino costumes explores Dinah Washington’s soulful rendition of “This Bitter Earth” as remixed by British composer Max Richter.

VIEW A SLIDESHOW OF IMAGES FROM THIS BITTER EARTH >