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Caravaggio, Making of a Ballet

A Ballet by Mauro Bigonzetti

Caravaggio, Making of a Ballet A Ballet by Mauro Bigonzetti

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Caravaggio, born Michelangelo Merisi, has entered history due to his paintings of dramatic intensity. This ballet by Mauro Bigonzetti aims at picturing in his choreography the specific atmosphere of Il Caravaggio's works.

Caravaggio used to venture the threshold beyond the pale throughout his life. He was admired for his work and particularly the harsh his realism in painting human beings. Due to his passionate personality, he encountered more than several conflicts with people around him, sponsors, and the law. One of his foremost artistic twists was the extreme contrast between brightness and darkness, light and shadow.

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Details

  • Directed by:
    • Marita Stocker
  • Production date: 2009
  • Duration: 29 min
  • Production: © Arthaus Musik
  • Available version(s): EN

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