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Festival of Us, You, We & Them

  • Dance Complex 536 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge Ma 02139 USA (map)

SundanceX is performing Passagio Serenata in its 5th consecutive year with this festival (in Studio 3). Sat., June 23, 2018. 5 pm.

This work was made to Josef Suk’s rhapsodic work, Serenade for Strings in E flat Major, Op. 6. It is a plotless, classical dance, reflecting the nature of the work, with its lyrical romanticism and wistfulness, and a hint of the real life drama of the composer's love for his teacher's daughter before she became his wife - his teacher being Antonin Dvorak. Dvorak, in fact, encouraged him to write something less melancholic, which was Suk's natural inclination, which resulted in this beautiful composition.