A trailer for AION - a Choreographed Symphonic Stage Work where a full symphony orchestra, 8 dancers and enveloping visuals share a space in a unique way merging in and out of each other throughout the process of the piece.
Music by Anna Thorvaldsdottir, choreography by Erna Omarsdottir - trailer from the premiere performed by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and the Iceland Dance Company at the Point Festival in May 2019.
When AION is performed with choreography it is 50 minutes in duration (with a music score of 47 minutes). Anna’s music score of AION is an orchestral work in 3 movements and performed as a concert piece AION is approximately 37 minutes in duration. The subtitles of the three movements are Morphosis, Transcension and Entropia.
Concept and artistic direction: Anna Thorvaldsdóttir and Erna Ómarsdóttir
Music: Anna Thorvaldsdóttir
Choreography: Erna Ómarsdóttir
Assistant choreographer: Lovísa Ósk Gunnarsdóttir
Conductor: Anna-Maria Helsing
Video art: Pierre-Alain Giraud and Valdimar Jóhannsson
Costumes: Agniezska Baranowska
Editing: Pierre-Alain Giraud
Dancers: Charmene Pang, Elín Signý Weywadt Ragnarsdóttir, Erna Gunnarsdóttir, Félix Urbina Alejandre, Inga Huld Hákonardóttir, Shota Inoue, Tilly Sordat and Una Björg Bjarnadóttir.
Choreography was created in collaboration with IDC dancers.
A production of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Iceland Dance Company.