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Cello Suite No. 5 for Viola and Dancer
Tze Ying Wu , Viola Performance
Laura Neese, Dancer-Choreographer
Cello Suite No 5 in C Minor
J.S. Bach, composer
This duet inserts a dancing body onto a classical music stage, disrupting a typical concert hall setting. Through kinesthetically visualizing Bach's Cello Suite No. 5 in dialogue with Wu's evocative viola interpretation, Neese alludes to court dance, folk dance, improvisational dialogue, and the depth of emotion sounding from strings to sinew...
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