13 Oct 2023, Fri, 8pm
Esplanade Recital Studio
A groundbreaking triple bill by the Flamenco Sin Fronteras company, “Reflections of Time” starts with a dance drama of a man tranversing the realms of life and death; then a meditation of the meaning of time in TS Elliot’s Burnt Norton, and lastly a de-construction and interplay of rhythms, time and space between 3 cultures.
Dancers: Flamenco Sin Fronteras Company , Ponnama Devaiah, Zhuo Zihao
Musicians: David Caro, Miguel Lavi (Spain)
Yong Kailin, Lalit Kumar, Govin Tan, Bellave Pratima (SG)
Animation artist: Chen Kun Yi
Multimedia Design: Keerthi Kumar
Part 1: Realms…crossing time
“ Have you seen the moment when a ghost is born?” A man is haunted by memories from the past, preventing him from living in the present. He is on the verge of life and death - which will he choose?
Part 2: TIME..less
Inspired by TS Eliot’s Burnt Norton, this item is a meditation on time. Exploring one’s life in the past, present and future. Fusing traditional and more contemporary flamenco movements, augmented by multimedia animation, excerpts from the poem, other soundscapes and music - to explore what is most important in time.
Part 3: 3 Doors of Time
The finale of the trilogy is 3 way dialogue of 3 dance forms- Indian, Contemporary and Flamenco. Using the inter-play of rhythms,light and space, traditional forms are deconstructed and re-invented in an exciting and playful 3-way dialogue . Featuring Ponnamah Devaiah (Kathak) and Zhuo Zihao (contemporary) and Flamenco Sin Fronteras.
13 Oct 2023, Fri
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