Free
Date/Time
13/06/2024
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location
artFix Greenwich
Categories

Free Live Performance at Artfix Greenwich

Laban based Contemporary Opera Solo with DENISE TELLES HOFSTRA Opera Singer
and Laban based Dancer

 

ABOUT THE PERFOMANCE

The Performance is a solo work with the Opera Singer Soprano and Laban based Dancer
Denise Telles Hofstra, Singing and Dancing the Poetics of Heitor Villa-Lobos’ classical
music compositions, and Tarsila’s do Amaral paintings colors and forms. Villa e Tarsila are
artists whose works and philosophical principles háve deeply impacted Brazilian Modern Art.

 


HEITOR VILLA-LOBOS
Villa-Lobos is one of the most recognised Brazilian Classical music Composer, and his compositions are known all over the world, mainly his Bachianas Brasileiras 5, one of his Bachianas, which are a series of compositions Villa-Lobos Plays Around J. Sebastian Bach themes, and is part of our repertory.
TARSILA DO AMARAL
Tarsila do Amaral is known as one of the highest references of Brazilian painting, and her “Abaporu” is one of the most valuable paintings in the world. Tarsila’s ideas about Brazilian Modern Art are part of the Art design in Costume and Dramaturgy conceptas on our Performance.
RUDOLF LABAN
The main reference in our Art of Movement creative process is the research of Rudolf Laban. Denise Dances and sings in relation to Laban’s Space principles of Space Harmony, guided by the projections of Laban’s Cube diagonals in her body.
DENISE TELLES HOFSTRA
Denise Telles Hofstra is a Brazilian Contemporary Laban based MultiArtist. Opera Singer, Dancer, Performer, Choreographer, Composer /TransComposer, Academic PhD Researcher with high Studies at The Laban Centre London in the 90’s (nowadays Trinity Laban), studying with Dr Valerie Preston-Dunlop, and Dr Marion North. In London also studied with Jean Newlove and did research with Geraldine Stephenson. Denise is Artistic Director of the international Company “Playing Around Contemporary Opera & Musical Co”, and the “Playing Around Contemporary Art Festival”. Coordinates the “Opera Laban International Hub Project Brasil”, in partnership with Darren Royston and the British institution “The Laban Guild International”.

 

ARTISTIC TEAM
The Artistic creation team is Denise Telles Hofstra (Director and Performer), Edvan Moraes (Piano recording, vocal Coach), Daniel Silva Silva (Violoncelo recording and music rehearsal), Gabriela Geluda (Vocal guidance on Singing through Alexander Technique), Ney Madeira (Costume). Elisabete Reis (Scenery).

Loading Map....