İzmir Festival hosts an iconic dance show
On July 17 at İzmir Kültürpark, the Martha Graham Dance Company will perform a show full with rich historical and thematic narrations.Established by Martha Graham as one of the most important dancers and choreographers of the 20th century and recognized as the “Picasso of dance,” the Martha Graham Dance Company will take the stage at İzmir Kültürpark on July 17 within the scope of the 28th International İzmir Festival.
With its iconic program that consists of choreographies that are full with rich historical and thematic narrations, the company will present a visual feast at the İzmir Festival.
The company will perform the choreographies titled “Panorama,” “Errand,” “Echo” and “Rite of Spring.” Twenty-two Turkish dancers will take the stage in “Panorama.”
The festival, which kicked-off June 14, will continue until Sept. 3 in various venues of the city, including the ancient theater of Ephesus, the Library of Celsus, the Kültürpark Open Air Theater, the Çeşme Hagia Haralambos Church, the Ahmet Adnan Saygun Art Center, İzmir Economy University and Şirince St. John Baptist Church hosts the festival’s events this year.