Augenstein Hannot alerts us to a newly created ballet inspired, in part, by the music of Leonard Cohen. The following excerpts are from I’m Your Man Musical Ballet. More information is available at the link.
‘I’m Your Man’ musical ballet is an innovative production that plays on the contrasts of classical and contemporary ballet, incorporating both styles in a fascinating and comprehensive way, and mixing in acting and expressive theatre techniques. The ballet is created exclusively for the Gstaad Palace.
The story line of this musical ballet has been fashioned from life and inspired by the three internationally renowned artists and their work: the Czech writer Milan Kundera and his book Unbearable Lightness of Being, the late musician Leonard Cohen and his songs addressing the subjects of soul searching, passion, and love, and the creativity of the Japanese composer and musician Joe Hisaishi. ’I am Your Man’ is an enchanting and sensual look at soul searching, love and passion, gain and loss, and decisions we face while on a life journey. [bolding mine]