Klavier

Choreography by: Christopher Wheeldon

Music by: Ludwig van Beethoven

Set to the wistful melodies of the Adagio Sostenuto from Beethoven’s famed Hammerklavier piano sonata, this longingly romantic work echoes its ardent score with sweeping gestures, thrilling lifts, and dramatic slides, concluding on an uplifting note.

Performances

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Credits

Music
Hammerklavier Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 106, Adagio Sostenuto
Premiere
January 24, 2006, New York State Theater
Original Cast
Wendy Whelan, Miranda Weese, Albert Evans, S├ębastien Marcovici

Length
20 min.