Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Ballet Royal de Flandre

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Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Ballet Royal de Flandre

Faun & Memento Mori

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Grande Halle

starting from €12

duration 1h15

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This two-piece programme is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's fluid choreography in two ways, performed here by the Royal Flemish Ballet. 

The first is freely adapted from the famous Afternoon of a Faun, created by Nijinski in 1912 to Debussy's music. Cherkaoui's fauna and nymph, both childish and archaic, wild and instinctive, are immersed here in a recomposed music that surreptitiously takes us from one style to another, from one culture to another, from one century to another. 

Memento Mori ("Remember that you're going to die") is the last part of a trilogy created for the Ballets de Monte Carlo. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui enjoins us to look at death with a new eye every day, so that we do not allow ourselves to be locked in a passive fatality but on the contrary re-appropriate our reality every day.

Practical information


Grande Halle

From June, 26th to 29th
Every day at 8pm



Getting here

Porte de Pantin

Porte de la Villette - Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie

139, 150, 152 : Porte de la Villette

Parking Sud" Cité de la Musique"
PMR contactez le 01 40 03 75 75

Before every show the restaurant la Petite Halle is open.

Production credits

Visuel Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui © Alice Blangero

Danseurs (FaunNicola WillsPhilipe Lens

Memento Mori : Coproduction les ballets de Monte-Carlo, Ballet Royal de Flandre

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