Centre Chorégraphique National de Caen en Normandie.

Alban Richard

Past seasons

  • Nombrer les étoiles

    Past seasons

    from March 8, 2016 to January 10, 2019

    Conception : Alban Richard with Alla francesca ensemble

    Created in : les 8 & 9 mars 2016 et 11 mars 2016

    Creation place : Théâtre 71 — scène nationale de Malakoff et au Théâtre Paul Eluard (tpe) — scène conventionnée de Bezons

    Nom­brer les étoiles is an immer­sion into a form spe­cif­ic to the Middle Ages, the bal­lad, a lit­er­ary and music­al genre of great sens­it­iv­ity. The danced song, an ancest­or of kinds to the pop song, con­tains sev­er­al stan­zas, a chor­us but also plenty …


  • Les estoiles nombrer

    Past seasons

    from April 17, 2016 to April 29, 2020

    Conception : Alla francesca and Alban Richard

    Created in : 17 et 18 avril 2016

    Creation place : Musée de Cluny — musée national du Moyen-Age, Paris

    “Nes qu’on porroit les estoiles nom­brer” [If we could count the stars] Inspired by this bal­lad for three voices by Guil­laume de Machaut (1300−1377), this piece fea­tures excerpts from a new pro­ject based on the meet­ing of two lan­guages that have noth­ing …


  • Pléiades

    Past seasons

    from June 24, 2011 to September 28, 2017

    Conception : Alban Richard with Percussions de Strasbourg

    Created in : 24 juin 2011

    Creation place : l’Agora, Cité internationale de la danse, Festival Montpellier Danse

    Com­posed by Ian­nis Xena­kis, Pléi­ades was ori­gin­ally a com­mis­sion from the City of Stras­bourg in 1979 for the Per­cus­sions de Stras­bourg and the Bal­let du Rhin. Hav­ing now become a key ref­er­ence in con­tem­por­ary music, the work has been per­formed in con­cert …