Simone Mousset | Their Past 2015
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Their Past


As rich in imagination and as enigmatic as Khanon’s music, Their Past forges a unity of its elements that sustains its folkloric enchantment to the end.
Nicholas Minns, Writing About Dance


What retains the attention here is the mastery with which Simone Mousset lets the trio evolve on stage and the way in which the gestures of the dancers converse.
Marie-Laure Rolland, Luxemburger Wort



Inspired by the Russian composer Yuri Khanon’s Middle Symphony, this is an intensely musical work, constantly crafting and re-crafting itself. Full of repetition and the promise of something unattainable, Khanon’s music supports, leads and urges the bodies through space as they fluidly move through the creation and dissolution of vague tableaux.



Choreography: Simone Mousset
Choreographic Assistance: Elisabeth Schilling
Dancers: Hannah Ma, Simone Mousset, Elisabeth Schilling
Music: Part 0 and 1 of “Middle Symphony” by Yuri Khanon


Co-produced by the Centre de Création Chorégraphique Luxembourgeois, TROIS C-L
Supported by the Ministère de la Culture du Luxembourg; Ville de Luxembourg; Cercle Cité; Oeuvre Nationale de Secours Grande-Duchesse Charlotte | stART-up; Fonds Culturel National; Hotel Stayrooms Luxembourg; Tufa Tanz e.V.; Town of Trier; Best Western Corona Hotel London.