NEWS


ALEXANDER EKMAN’S “COW”
Semperoper, Dresden, March 12 (world premiere) – April 4, 2016

A brand new full evening ballet for the Dresden Ballet. Score by me.
See event calendar to the right for more info.


DIANA VREELAND OPERA PART OF THE 2016 FORT WORTH OPERA NEW FRONTIERS SHOWCASE

Librettist Royce Vavrek and I are working on an opera about Diana Vreeland, and we have been selected to present snippets from the piece at the 2016 New Frontiers showcase workshop at Fort Worth Opera on May 4-5 2016. Tickets are $10 and can be ordered through the Fort Worth Opera website.

Full press release here.


HOW MANY MORE OF THESE – ANNA VON HAUSSWOLFF
With the Dahlkvist Quartet and Henrik Måwe

Watch Anna von Hausswolff, the Dahlkvist Quartet and Henrik Måwe perform How Many More of These (music and text by me) from Act 1 of Alexander Ekman’s ballet Midsummer Night’s Dream on the empty stage of the Royal Swedish Opera House.
How Many More of These – video on YouTube


SWEDISH NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO –  AGNETA FURVIK IN CONVERSATION WITH MIKAEL KARLSSON
In Swedish

Agneta Furvik is the US Correspondent (in NYC) for Swedish National Public Radio. She met with me in February of 2015. She and I talk about the many strange turns that I have taken to end up where I am today. We talk about the importance of collaboration and about trusting strangers and of the NYC tradition of paying it forward.
Link to radio interview (in Swedish)

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

COW (world premiere run)

March 12, 2016
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Semperoper Dresden +49 351 4911 705

Alexander Ekman choreographs a full evening ballet. This is our third full evening work together. The score will be recorded this time, and presented in surround format with sub basses planted in the floor. We will be recording an orchestra and then manipulate the sounds we get from it.

Choreography / Set design: Alexander Ekman
Music: Mikael Karlsson
Costumes: Henrik Vibskov
Lights: Tom Visser
Dramaturgy: Valeska Stern

No intermission

Semperoper Dresden
Dresden Opera House

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COW (world premiere run)

March 14, 2016
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Semperoper Dresden +49 351 4911 705

Alexander Ekman choreographs a full evening ballet. This is our third full evening work together. The score will be recorded this time, and presented in surround format with sub basses planted in the floor. We will be recording an orchestra and then manipulate the sounds we get from it.

Choreography / Set design: Alexander Ekman
Music: Mikael Karlsson
Costumes: Henrik Vibskov
Lights: Tom Visser
Dramaturgy: Valeska Stern

No intermission

Semperoper Dresden
Dresden Opera House

iCal

COW (world premiere run)

March 16, 2016
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Semperoper Dresden +49 351 4911 705

Alexander Ekman choreographs a full evening ballet. This is our third full evening work together. The score will be recorded this time, and presented in surround format with sub basses planted in the floor. We will be recording an orchestra and then manipulate the sounds we get from it.

Choreography / Set design: Alexander Ekman
Music: Mikael Karlsson
Costumes: Henrik Vibskov
Lights: Tom Visser
Dramaturgy: Valeska Stern

No intermission

Semperoper Dresden
Dresden Opera House

iCal

COW (world premiere run)

March 17, 2016
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Semperoper Dresden +49 351 4911 705

Alexander Ekman choreographs a full evening ballet. This is our third full evening work together. The score will be recorded this time, and presented in surround format with sub basses planted in the floor. We will be recording an orchestra and then manipulate the sounds we get from it.

Choreography / Set design: Alexander Ekman
Music: Mikael Karlsson
Costumes: Henrik Vibskov
Lights: Tom Visser
Dramaturgy: Valeska Stern

No intermission

Semperoper Dresden
Dresden Opera House

iCal

COW (world premiere run)

March 28, 2016
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Semperoper Dresden +49 351 4911 705

Alexander Ekman choreographs a full evening ballet. This is our third full evening work together. The score will be recorded this time, and presented in surround format with sub basses planted in the floor. We will be recording an orchestra and then manipulate the sounds we get from it.

Choreography / Set design: Alexander Ekman
Music: Mikael Karlsson
Costumes: Henrik Vibskov
Lights: Tom Visser
Dramaturgy: Valeska Stern

No intermission

Semperoper Dresden
Dresden Opera House

iCal