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Requiem for Aleppo

Contemporary dance piece

Choreographed by Jason Mabana

Composer: David Cazalet
Writer: Ben Faccini
Design: Yoav Segal
Costume: Shanti Freed
Production Manager: Marius Arnold-Clarke
Head of Development: Holly Lowe
General Management: Grant Edwards
Dramaturge: Alex McKeith
Lighting Designer: Andrej Gubanov
Dancers: Arabella Scalisi, Beno Novak, Elisa Chou, Hae Yeon Lim, Ines Pinheiro, Jessica Eirado-Enes, Raoul Riva, Naima Souhair, Rob Bridger, Sarina Egan- Sitinjak, Wennah Wilkers, Simone Zambelli, Fyrial Rousselbin

2017 April - London / United Kingdom

Requiem for Aleppo is a new production bringing together 12 dancers from across the world. The original music is a combination of Requiem Mass lyrics set to choral music, linked by Arabic poetry from the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries. This represents the richness and diversity of Aleppo’s musical heritage. The score is interwoven throughout with people from Aleppo telling their stories. The voices are from young and old and represent all parts of society. Their testament is designed to get to the human tragedy beyond the politics.